• LASER ABSTRACT

    Laser Abstract

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  • Accessory Digits And Skin Tags

    Accessory Digits are an extra digit which is present when the child is born. The most common extra digit occurs alongside the little finger and the Skin Tags are an extra piece of skin attached to the body by a narrow stalk or pedicle.

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  • Inguinal Hernia

    An inguinal hernia is a protrusion of some of the contents of the tummy into the groin area. It is a common problem, particularly in boys, as there is an area of weakness or passage-way which originally allowed the testis to descend from the back of the tummy cavity ...

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  • Thyroglossal Duct Cysts and dermoid

    A thyroglossal duct cyst is a remnant of the pathway that the thyroid gland follows in its development from the back of the tongue to the neck. It normally contains thick, clear fluid. If not removed it tends to slowly enlarge over time and there is a risk of ...

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  • Tongue Tie

    This is a piece of fleshy tissue running between the under surface of the tongue and the floor of the mouth. It is sometimes called the frenulum. The frenulum is present in most people but when thicker or shorter than normal may restrict movement of the tongue, ...

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  • Umblical and Epigastric Hernias

    An umbilical hernia is a protrusion of some of the contents of the tummy into the umbilical area (‘bellybutton’). It is a very common problem but only rarely causes pain. Often the hernia will repair itself as your child becomes older, but this is much less likely ...

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  • Hemangiomas (Infantile)

    Hemangiomas of infancy are benign (noncancerous) vascular tumors composed of cells that normally line the blood vessels (endothelial cells). They are the most common tumor of childhood, occurring in up to 10 percent of infants.

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  • Circumcision

    Male circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the human penis. Boys are born with a hood of skin, called the foreskin, covering the head (also called the glans) of the penis. In the most common procedure, the foreskin is surgically removed, exposing the end of ...

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  • Orchidopexy

    Orchiopexy (or orchidopexy) is a surgery to move an undescended (cryptorchid) testicle into the scrotum and permanently fix it there. Orchiopexy typically also describes the surgery used to resolve testicular torsion. An undescended testicle is unlikely to ...

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  • Hypospadias

    Hypospadias is a condition in which a tube, called the urethra, does not reach its normal position at the centre of the tip of the penis. It is often associated with a bend in the penis, called a ‘chordee’, which may only be apparent when the boy has an erection.

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  • Hydrocoele

    A hydrocoele is a collection of fluid around the testis. The testis first develops near the kidney when the baby boy is inside the mother’s womb. For the testis to drop down into the scrotum there needs to be a passage through the groin area. Normally this closes off ...

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  • Lung abnormalities

    One of The lung abnormalities that can be picked up by antenatal ultrasounds...

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  • In-Grown Toe Nail

    In-grown toenails are quite common, especially among teenagers. It commonly affects the big toes only. It is usually the lateral aspect of the toe (i.e the side of the toe which touches the second toe) but it can affect the other side or even both sides.

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  • Pilomatrixoma

    Pilomatrixoma is a relatively common lump which appears under the skin classically on the face, neck or arms in children.

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  • Perianal Fistula

    Perianal fistulas are very common in the first year of life and are much more common in boys than in girls.

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  • Periorbital Dermoid Cyst

    Periorbital dermoid cyst classically occurs at the outer edge of the eyebrow.

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