A 9-month-old boy presents with a left-sided facial mass. His perinatal history is notable for macrosomia, macrocephaly, left-sided failure on newborn hearing screen, and a congenital hypertrichotic patch of the left scalp. What is your diagnosis?
Marom et al study the trend in otitis media–related health care use in the United States in 7.82 million unique children (5.51 million child-years) during the pneumococcal conjugated vaccine era (2001-2011).
This study examines whether close follow-up with reexamination is needed for children with acute otitis media initially managed without antimicrobial agents who have symptomatic improvement during the first week.