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Melanoma in children and adolescents.
Melanoma is rarely described in the pediatric population. However, recent studies show that the incidence may be increasing. The diagnosis of melanoma presents unique challenges in this age group.Expand
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Gastric Volvulus in Infants and Children
INTRODUCTION. Gastric volvulus is an important cause of nonbilious emesis that must be recognized early to ensure a good outcome. We reviewed 7 cases from our institution, Children's Healthcare ofExpand
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Predictors of survival in pediatric adrenocortical carcinoma: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program study.
BACKGROUND Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is rarely described in children. There is variation in incidence worldwide. This study sought to identify national incidence rates and independent prognosticExpand
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Splanchnic artery pseudo-aneurysms secondary to blunt abdominal trauma in children.
Traumatic splanchnic artery pseudo-aneurysms are uncommon; only two cases have been reported among the pediatric population. The authors describe their experience with four patients in whomExpand
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Evaluation of diagnostic performance of CT for detection of tumor thrombus in children with Wilms tumor: A report from the Children's Oncology Group
Pre‐operative assessment of intravascular extension of Wilms tumor is essential to guide management. Our aim is to evaluate the diagnostic performance of multidetector CT in detection of tumorExpand
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Management of Large Ovarian Neoplasms in Pediatric and Adolescent Females.
The overwhelming majority of ovarian cysts in pediatric and adolescent girls are physiologic; however, large simple and complex ovarian lesions often require surgical intervention due to theExpand
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Minimally invasive surgery and childhood cancer.
Over the last 2 decades, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has become a significant tool for the diagnosis and treatment of malignant disease in adults. Despite initial reports of port-site metastasesExpand
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Clinical Outcome and Biological Predictors of Relapse After Nephrectomy Only for Very Low-risk Wilms Tumor: A Report From Children's Oncology Group AREN0532
Objective: To determine if observation alone after nephrectomy in very low-risk Wilms tumor (defined as stage I favorable histology Wilms tumors with nephrectomy weight <550g and age at diagnosis <2Expand
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Local staging of Wilms' tumor--computerized tomography correlation with histological findings.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of computed tomography (CT) in the local staging of Wilms' tumor. METHODS Twenty-six patients with unilateral, nonmetastatic Wilms' tumorsExpand
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Are localized intestinal perforations distinct from necrotizing enterocolitis?
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Localized intestinal perforation (LP) is thought to be a distinct entity when compared with perforation associated with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Studies have indicated thatExpand
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