Pavai A Arunachalam

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Bezoars are collections or concretions of indigestible foreign material in the gastrointestinal tract. Trichotillomania is an impetuous disorder of pulling out one's own hair, whereas trichobezoar is the formation of a hairball after trichophagia [1], which contains a large quantity of hair, varying in length, matted together. A 13-year-old patient(More)
Ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) is performed for fetuses diagnosed with large neck masses. A case report of a fetus diagnosed with a large cystic hygroma and cord around the neck who was delivered by EXIT is presented. The airway challenges and optimal positioning is discussed.
We report four female children with externally visible but stenosed fecal orifice which proved to be a high anorectal malformation (Type IV pouch colon). They were managed by an abdominoperineal approach with excellent results. We emphasize the correct recognition of this pathology.
Introduction Acute suppurative neck infections associated with third or fourth branchial arch fistulas are frequently recurrent. Third and fourth branchial arch anomalies are much less common and usually present with recurrent left thyroid lobe abscesses. Objectives The authors present their experience in treating such cases that were observed exclusively(More)