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A group of 17 patients with different types of hemangiomas that were submitted to treatment with steroids (prednisone) is studied. The results obtained are analyzed, together with the indications for the drug, its mechanism of action and the advantages of the doses used. Although this is not a definitive solution in all cases, considering the short number… (More)
Report is made of a case of an unusual localization of a trichobezoar in a 12 year-old girl, who presented vomiting and abdominal pain as chief complaints. She was found to have an 18 X 5 cm palpable abdominal mass, which upon surgery was localized in terminal ileum and in the pathology report was found to be a trichobezoar. The interest of this case is the… (More)
The occurrence of ovarian tumors in the Hospital Infantil de México in the last 10 years is reviewed with the analysis of frequency by age, type of tumor, relationship with Norris & Jensen's and Groeber's classifications. The signs and symptoms most frequent, laboratory and x-ray studies, preoperative diagnosis and management are discussed. Other methods of… (More)
In order to modernize some clinical characteristics, their classification, the differential diagnosis and treatment, a review of 18 cases of idiopathic dilatation of the choledochus, seen at the Hospital Infantil de Mexico between 1965 and 1977 was carried on.
Hospital Infantil de México reports 13 cases of bezoars out of which, 12 were trichobezoars and one fitobezoar. Bezoars are uncommon, but they must be known by the pediatrician as well as by the children surgeon in order to be able to reach a diagnosis and give the treatment. A complete review of the main points is given.
The first pediatric case of hepatic hydatidosis diagnosed in Mexico is reported. Previous to surgery, the diagnosis was established, based on a cystic tumor of the liver, the X ray findings, defects in the liver uptake, eosinophilia and Casoni's positive intradermal reaction. Besides, the immunoelectrophoresis test showed specific antibodies. Clinical and… (More)