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Ingested sharp metallic bodies perforate the gut surprisingly rarely. Perforation and migration of such a foreign body may be silent. Patients may present with unrelated symptoms and the discovery of foreign body on radiological examination of the abdomen may come as a surprise. History of ingestion is usually difficult to obtain. Foreign bodies after… (More)
Introduction T VACTERL (vertebral anomalies, anal atresia, cardiovascular malformations, tracheo-oesophageal fistula, renal and limb anomalies) association is a non random pattern of defects occurring together and includes at least three of the above cardinal features. The finding of the full VACTERL spectrum has however, not been reported. We report the… (More)
The technique of minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum is a new operation that allows for repair of this deformity without any cartilage resection or sternal osteotomy. The procedure has revolutionized the management of pectus excavatum. Six cases of pectus excavatum were referred to our centre for surgical correction. However, based on Haller's CT… (More)
Congenital urethral fistula is an extremely rare but easily manageable anomaly that may be confused with hypospadias. This is a case description of a congenital fistula of the anterior urethra. Awareness of the entity will avoid complications.
We describe a case of corrosive tracheo-esophageal fistula following button battery ingestion in a 1-year old nonverbal pediatric patient. The delay in diagnosis was caused by failure to obtain correct history and failure to detect opacity of the battery in the neck at the first visit. The large fistula was successfully treated with division and repair… (More)
This case report demonstrates the difficulties experienced by pathologists when confronted with a tumour that is not typical of either a benign tumour or its malignant counterpart and adds to the rapidly growing list of conditions diagnosed by means of antenatal ultrasonography.
Segmental dilatation of the ileum is one of the uncommon causes of intestinal obstruction in neonates. We present a case of slow transit of bowel contents leading to suspicion of functional bowel obstruction in a new born, which on exploration turned out to be a case of segmental dilatation of the jejuno-ileal region. The clinical and radiological… (More)