Chapter

The Abdomen and Perineum

William Reardon

in The Bedside Dysmorphologist

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780195300451
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975204 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195300451.003.0008
The Abdomen and Perineum

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This chapter covers clinical signs relating to the abdomen and perineum (minor anomalies of the umbilicus, Umbilical Hernia/ Omphalocele, Inguinal Hernia, Small Penis/Micropenis, Ambiguous Genitalia, Hypospadias, Shawl Scrotum and Penoscrotal Transposition, Anal Atresia, Anal Stenosis, and Anterior Displacement of the Anus, and Caudal Appendage) and, for each sign, gives information on how to recognize the sign, establishing a differential diagnosis, and investigations to consider. Relavent images are included for each sign.

Chapter.  4168 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics ; Neonatology

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