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Paediatric surgery 

Paediatric surgery
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Paediatric surgery
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198799481.003.0013
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date: 25 June 2022

This chapter outlines the principles of managing paediatric surgical cases. It provides an overview of the assessment of a child with abdominal wall defects, inguinal or scrotal swellings and neck swellings. Conditions such as oesophageal atresia, phyloric stenosis, malrotation and volvulus, intussusception, hirschsprung’s disease, necrotizing enterocolitis, childhood hernias, undescended testis and solid tumours of childhood.

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