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(Click the link to comment and to vote - voting not working through email, sorry!) You have diagnosed a 14 year old boy with likely nephrolithiasis, as evidenced by his colicky flank pain, hematuria, and ultrasound showing mild hydronephrosis. [yop_poll id="115"]
(Click the link to comment and to vote - voting not working through email, sorry!) An 8yo boy presents with a 1 month history of progressive periorbital and generalized facial swelling, worse in the morning. Urine dip is positive for proteinuria. You suspect nephrotic syndrome. [yop_poll id="108"]
(Click the link to comment and to vote - voting not working through email, sorry!) A 6yo girl presents with palpable purpura of both legs for 2 days. She has not had any fever and is well appearing. Her labs, including CBC, electrolytes, BUN, Creatinine, and ESR are normal. She does not complain of any pain. Her vital signs are temperature 37.5 C, HR 90, RR 20, BP 90/45. She has no abdominal tenderness, vomiting, respiratory difficulty, joint pain or swelling, and her urination has been normal. Her stool guaiac is negative. [yop_poll id="62"]

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