Abstract Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome is a rare congenital disorder characterized by megacystis and hypoperistalsis of the gastrointestinal tract. About 80 cases have been reported, predominantly in females. We present a female newborn with typical features of the syndrome associated with megaesophagus.
Abstract Umbilical anomalies arise from fetal structures such as the omphalomesenteric duct (OMD) or urachus or from failure of closure of the umbilical fascial ring. Persistence of the OMD may lead to several anomalies including umbilical sinus, umbilical cyst, Meckels diverticulum, or patent OMD (POMD). A POMD is usually associated with the ileum, but rarely may be with the caecum or appendix. We...
Abstract The majority of foreign bodies (FBs) swallowed by children are passed spontaneously without event. Perforation of the intestine with migration to the liver is rare. A child with a needle in the right lobe of the liver is reported.
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