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Gastric teratomas (GT) are rare, accounting for less than 1% of all teratomas. GT usually presents with an abdominal mass, but rarely does it present with gastrointestinal bleeding also. Gastric teratomas are rarely malignant and only two cases are reported in the literature. We treated two cases of malignant GT (endodermal sinus tumor) in infants. Both the… (More)
An intraperitoneal leech, which entered through vagina and uterus in a 2-year-old girl is reported. The child presented with intraperitoneal hemorrhage and shock. A leech inside the peritoneal cavity has never been reported in the literature.
A 43-year-old Indian woman presented with a 6month history of itchy papules on her forearms and abdomen. She had a 3-year history of seronegative erosive inflammatory polyarthritis affecting predominantly knee and ankle joints, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypercholesterolaemia and hypertension. Her medications (all long term) were glicazide, metformin,… (More)
Epidermoid cysts are slowly growing tumors that arise due to invagination of epidermis into dermis either spontaneously or following trauma. While common locations are the face, scalp, neck and trunk, external genitalia can also be affected with scrotal, labial or clitoral involvement. Clitoral location of this lesion may produce local sign of virilization… (More)
A 3-day-old male child was referred to us with the diagnosis of esophageal atresia (EA) and trachea-esophageal fistula (TEF). The baby was first child of the parents, born at term by caesarean section. Baby cried immediately after birth and there was no respiratory distress. As the child regurgitated the first feed, x-ray was taken with an infant feeding… (More)
This is a case report of an endodermal sinus tumour arising in the stomach of a 1 1/2 years male child. The tumour occupied full thickness of fundus and part of the body of the stomach. H&E sections of the tumour tissue showed endodermal sinus tumour with predominantly reticular and endodermal sinus patterns. Elevated level of alpha-fetoprotien was detected… (More)
Laparoscopic repair has emerged recently as an alternative technique for hernia repair in children. Various methods of repair have been described. Basic principle is to close the internal inguinal ring either by intracorporeal or by extracorporeal suturing. The objective of this study is to describe and evaluate the outcome of a simple technique of internal… (More)
Lipomas are commonest benign tumor and can occur at any part of the body, but intermuscular lipomas are very rare and usually occur at middle age or later. Intermuscular lipomas remain hidden till they attain a large size. They commonly appear on anterior abdominal wall. We treated a case of intermuscular lipoma in a 4-year-old girl. It presented as a bulge… (More)
A handmade snare is designed from easily available materials to treat bleeding per rectum in children due to rectosigmoid polyps. A total of 29 polypectomies were done in 24 patients. It is simple, effective, safe and economic.
Lipomas can occur almost anywhere in the body, but retroperitoneal lipomas are extremely rare. They are slowly growing benign tumors and can attain an enormous size due to silent course of the disease. Total excision of the mass is the treatment of choice and is curative for benign retroperitoneal lipomas. We treated an 11-month-old female patient with… (More)