An Illustrated Guide to Pediatric Surgery by Ahmed H. Al-Salem

By Ahmed H. Al-Salem

Written in an easy element by way of aspect kind for ease of use, this quantity covers all facets of pediatric surgical procedure with emphasis on details for analysis and administration. every one bankruptcy covers a subject matter with emphasis at the commonest stipulations in neonatal and normal pediatric surgical procedure. The textual content is easily illustrated with medical, operative, radiological, and histopathological colour figures and illustrations. The publication additionally provides many of the infrequent stipulations encountered in pediatric surgical procedure, in addition to universal pediatric urology conditions.

An Illustrated advisor to Pediatric Surgery is an invaluable connection with pediatric surgeons, experts, fellows and citizens, in addition to common surgeons, pediatricians, neonatologists, clinical scholars and interns drawn to pediatric surgery.

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The vast majority of hepatic hemangiomas are asymptomatic. • Most hepatic hemangiomas are discovered incidentally most commonly with ultrasound imaging or CT scan of the abdomen. • Very large hemangiomas can cause symptoms. Pain, nausea, or enlargement of the liver can occur. • Rarely, hepatic hemangioma can cause the Kasabach–Merritt syndrome. • Rarely, larger hemangiomas can rupture, causing severe pain and bleeding into the abdomen that may be severe or even life threatening. • When a hemangioma is suspected, the diagnosis can be confirmed using scintigraphy, CT scan, or MRI.

7). • These hernias are common in infants and young children and make up roughly 5–10 % of all primary hernias. • Umbilical hernias are about 10 times more common in blacks than in whites. • They are more common in low birth weight infants. • The sex incidence is equal. 8). • Most umbilical hernias are sporadic and occur as isolated findings in otherwise healthy infants. 9). • Umbilical hernias occur with increased frequency in patients with: − Down’s syndrome, trisomy 13, trisomy 18, congenital hypothyroidism, Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome, mucopolysaccharidosis, and cirrhosis of the liver with ascites.

11 Clinical photograph of a female child with femoral hernia. Note its location below the inguinal ligament. Note also the scars of previous bilateral herniotomy • Cooper’s hernia: a femoral hernia with two sacs, the first being in the femoral canal and the second passing through a defect in the superficial fascia and appearing almost immediately beneath the skin. ” The incidence of strangulation in femoral hernias is high. A 15–20 % incidence of incarceration or strangulation among children with femoral hernias calls for early diagnosis and repair.

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