Twice, since he was 12, he was deemed well enough to go home, but due to housing and homecare difficulties, he has been unable to leave the hospital. Morgan has spinal muscular atrophy type 2, a rare genetic disorder that affects the nerve cells controlling voluntary muscles. Morgan is not able to stand or sit up unaided. He cannot swallow, he has difficulty breathing and his limbs and trunk are twisted and contorted due to scoliosis. He needs hour care, involving the use of a hoist, changing and cleaning his Peg feeding tube and suctioning clear his airways as often as every 20 minutes.
Salpingitis. A rare cause of acute abdomen in a sexually inactive girl: a case report
Brown Discharge: What Does It Mean?
Many teens have bleeding or spotting between periods. A number of things can cause abnormal vaginal bleeding, including hormone problems, stress, ovulation, changes in weight, strenuous exercise, and some kinds of birth control. In these cases, if the bleeding is not heavy and occurs only now and then, there is probably no cause for concern. Rarely, infection, cancer, or other serious conditions can cause bleeding.
Mailing address. The knowledge of uterine and ovarian changes in the puberty is essential in the investigation changes in the female pelvis of children and teenagers. In these patients, pelvic ultrasonography is routinely performed with a full bladder to produce an acoustic window, although this examination may also be performed with endovaginal approach in sexually active teenagers. Main indications for pelvic ultrasonography in children and teenagers are either early or delayed puberty, pelvic pain or tumors, ambiguous genitalia, vaginal bleeding in children, and primary amenorrhea. In the present paper, the authors describe the scanning technique and the most frequent sonographic findings.
Salpingitis is an acute inflammation of the fallopian tubes, most commonly caused by sexually transmitted micro-organisms in adolescent and adult women. It is rarely found in sexually inactive girls and generally the result of a blood-borne or genitourinary infection. In young girls without a history of consensual sexual contact, the possibility of sexual abuse should be considered.