Though tuberculosis (TB) among pregnant women is not unusual in our country, documented cases of congenital tuberculosis are rare. Diagnosis is often difficult as signs and symptoms in a neonate are non- specific. Maternal history of tuberculosis is often missed, as many of them are asymptomatic. Here we present a neonate who was operated in view of… (More)
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs in 5-10% associated with chromosomal abnormalities like, Pallister Killian syndrome, Trisomy 18, and certain deletions.. Association of CDH with trisomy 13 (Patau syndromes) is very rare. Here, we report such an unusual association, where surgical repair was done, but eventually the case succumbed as a result of… (More)
We report an unusual case where a two-month infant developed a simultaneous and spontaneous pneumocephalus and gross pneumoperitoneum along with progressive surgical emphysema after VP shunt procedure.
Multiple intestinal atresias are rare and its treatment is challenging. Here, we present a case of multiple gastro-intestinal atresia associated with choledochal cyst posing us a surgical challenge.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to review the cases of total colonic aganglionosis seen in the span of ten years at a pediatric surgery unit of a tertiary care public hospital in New Delhi. METHODS Medical records of twelve patients with total colonic aganglionosis were retrieved. RESULTS Ten out of the twelve patients were males; seven were of… (More)