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BACKGROUND Transanal Swenson's operation is a relatively new single-stage procedure for Hirschsprung's disease. The results of this procedure at our centre are presented. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventeen patients of recto-sigmoid Hirschsprung's disease underwent single-stage transanal Swenson's procedure. The diagnosis was based on the evidence of a(More)
AIM Outcomes of bladder exstrophy patients were studied in numerical terms using scoring systems for continence and health-related quality of life (HRQOL), along with renal function, in short-term follow up. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients who had undergone bladder-preserving exstrophy repairs, either staged or as a single procedure, and those who had been(More)
BACKGROUND Foreign body aspirations (FBA) in the tracheobronchial tree must be suspected in children who present with a witnessed history of choking or respiratory distress of sudden onset and asymmetric breath sounds, even in the absence of pathognomonic radiographic findings. This study reviews our experience with a variety of FBA and outlines the salient(More)
Gastric perforations generally develop in neonates with esophageal atresia (EA) and a tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF), requiring preoperative mechanical ventilation. To the best of our knowledge, spontaneous gastric perforation in patients who have not been treated with mechanical ventilation has not been described in the literature. There is also no(More)
Most common form of cutaneous tuberculosis (TB) is lupus vulgaris, which usually occurs in previously sensitized individuals who have a high degree of tuberculin sensitivity. Various forms including plaque, ulcerative, hypertrophic, vegetative, papular, and nodular forms have been described. We are reporting a case of a young female, who presented with 6(More)
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