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    • JUNE 2, 2014
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    What is an Inguinal Hernia?

    What is an Inguinal Hernia?

    An inguinal hernia is an abnormal bulge, or protrusion, that can be seen and felt in the groin area (the area between the abdomen and the thigh). An inguinal hernia develops when a portion of the intestine, along with fluid, bulges through the muscle of the abdominal wall. Inguinal hernias in children result from a

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    • JULY 7, 2014
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    What is a Hydrocele?

    What is a Hydrocele?

    A hydrocele is a collection of fluid in the scrotal sac of male infants that drains downward form the abdominal cavity.  The baby’s scrotum will appear swollen or large, but he will not have other symptoms. There are two types of hydroceles: . Communicating hydrocele – This is a hydrocele that has contact (or communication)

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    • JULY 29, 2014
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    What are Vascular Anomalies?

    What are Vascular Anomalies?

    The term vascular anomalies is a general term used to describe a group of malformations involving blood vessels and/or lymphatic channels.  A vascular anomaly occurs when a group of blood vessels and/or lymphatic channels grow in an abnormal manner, usually resulting in a mass or visible abnormality of the skin or soft tissues.  These are

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    • JULY 7, 2014
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    What are Pectus Excavatum and Pectus Carinatum?

    What are Pectus Excavatum and Pectus Carinatum?

    Pectus excavatum is a common abnormality of the breastbone (sternum) in which the sternum is sunken, giving it the appearance of a cup or bowl on the front of the chest.  It occurs in about one out of every 5,000 children.  It is more common in boys than it is in girls. Pectus carinatum is

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    • JANUARY 31, 2015
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    Vaginal Deformities

    Vaginal Deformities

    Various techniques of vaginal repair used in the reconstruction of cloacal deformities are discussed.  In 4 years we performed primary reconstruction of cloacal anomalies in 4 children, 3 of whom had hydrocolpos and 1 vaginal agenesis.  Vaginal reconstruction was done using a variety of techniques tailored to the primary anomaly.  Distal vaginal occlusion related to

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    • FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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    Strictureplasty

    Strictureplasty

    This is the study performed by Dr Alexander which is a retrospective review of eight pediatric patients with multifocal intestinal Crohn’s disease who underwent strictureplasty with or without concomitant bowel resection between January 1978 and April 1992. Click Here to read the full study as a PDF.

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