Chapter

Paediatric surgery

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608300
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742712 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199608300.003.0023

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Symptoms and signs that should cause concern - Congenital abnormalities: upper airway - Congenital abnormalities: tracheo-oesophageal - Congenital abnormalities: oesophagus - Congenital abnormalities: lung - Congenital abnormalities: chest - Idiopathic hypertrophic pyloric stenosis - Ingested foreign bodies - Bezoars - Midgut malrotation and volvulus - Intussusception - Duodenal atresia - Small bowel atresias - Meconium ileus - Acute appendicitis - Mesenteric adenitis - Meckel’s diverticulum - Gastroschisis - Exomphalos (omphalocele) - Inguinal hernias - Hydroceles - Hirschsprung’s disease - Rectal prolapse - Anorectal malformations - Umbilical anomalies - Testicular torsion - Orchitis and epididymitis - Testicular trauma - Undescended testes (cryptorchidism) - Retractile testes - Hypospadias - Phimosis and paraphimosis - Balanitis/balanoposthitis - Priapism - Penile trauma - Imperforate hymen - Labial adhesions in infants - Miscellaneous conditions - Perioperative care - Consent for surgery - Post-operative care: fluids - Post-operative care: analgesia - Post-operative care: drains and wounds -

Chapter.  10526 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics ; Paediatric Surgery

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