8-year-old boy with bleeding gums and fever

An 8-year-old boy presented to the local hospital emergency room with his mother, having been referred by a general dentist due to bleeding gums. His mother said she had noticed the bleeding 24 hours before coming to the hospital. The patient had been having spiking fevers since then.

Dr. Juan Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, DrPH ·     August 29, 2022


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