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Paediatric surgery 

Paediatric surgery
Paediatric surgery

Matthew D. Gardiner

and Neil R. Borley

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date: 24 September 2021

This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of paediatric anatomy and physiology and paediatric abdominal pain before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely congenital abdominal wall defects, anorectal malformations, miscellaneous neonatal conditions, infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, intussusception, penile conditions, testicular torsion, epididymitis and orchitis, infantile inguinal hernia and hydrocele, and testicular maldescent. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

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