POCUS IOTW: Intraabdominal AbscessPosted on: March 6, 2018, by : Joanna Cohen
9 yo boy s/p appendectomy 2.9.18. Returns 2.18.18 with an intra-abdominal abscess treated conservatively and patient was discharged home on augmentin. Patient returns 2.27.18 and intra-abdominal abscess identified on point of care ultrasound.
Phased array probe: Abscess identified near bladder
Linear probe to better evaluate abscess
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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending/Director of Pediatric Ultrasound at Children's National Health System
Joanna is originally from NY where she attended medical school at Downstate in Brooklyn. She completed her pediatric residency at Johns Hopkins and made her way south to DC for PEM and ultrasound fellowships. She has remained in DC, making her home in Capitol Hill since 2005. She stays busy mostly attending youth soccer games with her three kids and running.