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Wandering spleen is a rare clinical entity characterized by splenic hypermobility resulting from laxity or maldevelopment of supporting splenic ligaments. Its major complication is splenic torsion, which is a potentially fatal surgical emergency. We present a rare case of wandering spleen with torsion and splenic infarction in a patient with marfanoid… (More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Local or systemic application of testosterone is reported to stimulate penile growth. Intramuscular testosterone has been found to be effective in 50% of patients; however, variable results have been reported with topical testosterone. The current study is an attempt to compare the efficacy of intramuscular versus topical testosterone… (More)
The role of preoperative contrast-enhanced computerized tomography (CT) of chest with three-dimensional (3D) reconstructions was evaluated in neonates with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. This was a prospective study which investigated 30 cases of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula. All patients were evaluated preoperatively… (More)
An extremely rare association of anterior and posterior urethral valves in the same patient is reported.
An outbreak of nosocomial fungemia due to the unusual yeast, Pichia anomala occurred in the pediatric wards of our hospital over a period of 23 months (April 1996 to February 1998). A total of 379 neonates and children (4.2% admissions) were infected. The probable index case was admitted to the pediatric emergency ward, with subsequent transmission to the… (More)
We report a neonate with segmental dilatation of the ileum and a Meckel’s diverticulum that was diagnosed preoperatively on the plain abdominal radiograph.
We present a rare case of bilateral renal cystic tumours in an 18-month-old female child, which proved to be cystic nephromas on imaging and histopathology. Although unilateral cystic nephromas are known in children; the occurrence of bilateral tumours is rare.
A high divided sigmoid colostomy has been recommended for staged management of high anorectal malformation. We audited our cases of neonatal colostomy for high anorectal malformation to assess its effectiveness. A retrospective study was carried out of all surgical newborns admitted with high imperforate anus as the single diagnosis at our centre between… (More)
Noncirrhotic portal hypertension is a common cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in infants, children, and adolescents in India. More than one major bleeding episode, severe hypersplenism, presence of fundal varices, rare blood group, remoteness from the hospital, and patient noncompliance to sclerotherapy formed the main indications for shunt surgery.… (More)
AIM This study was carried out in order to determine whether children with extrahepatic portal hypertension show any improvement in growth parameters and quality of life after elective surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients with extrahepatic portal hypertension who underwent surgery between April 1999 and March 2002 were studied prospectively. Height… (More)