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Paediatric surgery 

Paediatric surgery
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Paediatric surgery
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10.1093/med/9780199219018.003.0014
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Introduction 356

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis 360

Malrotation and midgut volvulus 361

Inguinal hernias 362

Intussusception 364

Swallowed foreign bodies 366

Rectal bleeding 368

The management of sick children demands specialist skills. Many of the conditions seen in children are distinct from those seen in adults. Conditions that occur in both often present differently in children (e.g. appendicitis)....

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