Carlos M Mariz

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This is a case of a 5-month-old girl with massive rectal bleeding caused by a gastric duplication. Cyst heterotopic pancreas and pancreatic duplication, an association not previously reported were present. The peculiar clinical presentation was due to cyst perforation that had subsequently eroded the transverse colon. Coexistent gastric containing(More)
Gastric volvulus (GV) is a rare surgical emergency in infancy and childhood. The first case of a child with an acute GV secondary to a Morgagni hernia (MH) is reported. The authors briefly discuss the etiology, clinical features, and management of acute GV and review the scattered reports of strangulated MHs in children.
BACKGROUND Juvenile granulosa cell tumors of the testis are rare gonadal stromal tumors of the pediatric age. They represent the most common neoplasms of the testis in the first 6 months of life. A testicular cystic mass is detected, or it can appear as an abdominal or inguinal mass. Differential diagnosis for testicular tumors at this age includes(More)
INTRODUCTION Orofacial clefts are the most frequent craniofacial birth defects. In the presence of bone defect, the secondary alveolar bone grafting is the correction method most commonly accepted by clinicians. This study evaluates the result of this technique in a tertiary hospital. MATERIAL AND METHODS Analysis of the secondary alveolar bone grafting(More)
An 11-year-old boy was admitted to the emergency department with severe abdominal pain and vomiting after falling off his bicycle. A round hematoma was noted in the left hypochondrium consistent with bicycle handlebar trauma. Blood analysis showed mild leucocytosis and marked elevation of lipase (2507U/L) and amylase (1331U/L). Abdominal ultrasound excluded(More)
The Cobb's collar is a congenital narrowing of the bulbar urethra with variable clinical presentation and obstruction grade. Herein we report a clinical case of a 13-year-old boy presenting terminal macroscopic haematuria and post-mictional urethral bleeding. At cystoscopy a membrane on the bulbar urethra distal to the external sphincter and prominent(More)