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Appendicitis

Background  Appendix is a small finger shaped pouch shaped organ  on the right side of the  abdomen connected to the large intestine(cecal part of colon). Appendicitis happen when your appendix becomes inflamed. It’s considered as surgical emergency and is dealt accordingly. Appendicitis can occur in any age group but most commonly happens in younger population. ...

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Cleft Lip & Palate

Cleft lip & palate is a condition when a baby is born with an opening in the upper lip or the roof of the mouth (palate).  The condition of cleft lip and palate might differ from baby to baby. He or she might have any of the following: Only a cleft lip Only a cleft...

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Cystic Hygroma

What are cystic hygroma? Cystic hygroma is a rare type of abnormal cyst growth in a baby, usually appear on neck. These cysts are filled with fluid which is caused by the blockage in the lymphatic system. This role of the lymphatic system is to  carry cells, fluid and protein to circulate between tissues and...

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Undescended Testis

Background  An undescended testis is a condition which arises when the testis hasn’t moved into the scrotum (a bag behind the penis) during the time of foetal development. Medically, this condition is known as cryptorchidism.  This condition is not  rare to find at child birth and the total number of cases with  one undescended testis...

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FETAL SURGERY

Fetal medical procedure refers to operations performed on babies still in the belly. These sorts of medical procedure incorporate a wide scope of various techniques and are regularly used to treat a variety of birth defects. Purpose: Fetal Surgery medical procedure is performed on babies while as yet developing  in the mother’s womb which are...

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Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is a condition where fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. This condition is also called ‘water in brain’ and the build-up is often caused by an obstruction in the proper circulation of the brain fluid which lead to accumulation of the cerebrospinal fluid in brain.  The condition requires...

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Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis ( HPS)

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis is blockage of the passage of the stomach due to thickening (hypertrophy) of the muscle at the intersection between the stomach and the intestines. Causes: Pyloric stenosis is viewed as a multifactorial trait. Multifactorial inheritance implies that numerous components are engaged with causing a birth deformity. The variables are typically both hereditary...

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HYPOSPADIAS

                               Background  Hypospadias is a generally uncommon intrinsic condition where the opening of the penis is on the underside of the organ. This condition is increasingly basic in newborn children with a family ancestry of hypospadias. The penis may bend down...

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INTESTINAL ATRESIA

Intestinal atresia is a wide term used to portray a total or blockage in the intestine in the newborn or early childhood age. Malformation can be narrowing, absence or malrotation of a portion of intestine. Defects can either occur in the small or the large intestine. CAUSES: Specialists accept that intestinal atresia and stenosis are...

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MICROTIA

                  Background  Microtia is an inborn disfigurement where the pinna (outer ear) is immature. A totally lacking pinna is referred as anotia. Since microtia and anotia have a similar beginning, it very well may be referred to as microtia-anotia. Microtia can be one-sided (one side in particular)...

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NEO NATAL SURGERY

Neonatal surgical procedures is attached sub-strength of pediatric surgical division that comprises of the surgical care of babies, particularly sick or premature babies. Purpose: Neonatal surgery is a treatment option meant to correct a variety of birth defects and other conditions. It is regularly intended to treat conditions that can’t be analysed as well as...