Pediatric plastic surgery

Conjoined Twin Separation

Feb 27, 2020 by in Pediatric plastic surgery Comments Off on Conjoined Twin Separation

Conjoined Twin Separation Michael R. Bykowski Joseph E. Losee Lorelei Grunwaldt DEFINITION Conjoined twins are individuals who are physically connected by their anatomy and share one or more organs. The…

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Ambiguous Genitalia

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Ambiguous Genitalia Deborah L. Jacobson Elizabeth B. Yerkes DEFINITION Individuals born with ambiguous genitalia have external genitalia that are not fully typical male or female in appearance. Others have developmental…

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Vaginal and Vulvar Reconstruction

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Vaginal and Vulvar Reconstruction Elizabeth B. Yerkes Julia Corcoran DEFINITION Neovaginal creation or augmentation of the vaginal canal may be requested in several congenital conditions and in acquired vaginal stenosis….

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Hypospadias Repair

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Hypospadias Repair Christopher D. Morrison Earl Y. Cheng DEFINITION Hypospadias is defined as a ventrally located meatus proximal to its expected orthotopic location. Hypospadias is often associated with chordee, an…

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Umbilicoplasty

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Umbilicoplasty Sergey Y. Turin Chad A. Purnell Gregory A. Dumanian DEFINITION Reconstruction of the umbilicus is an essential part of restoring the natural aesthetic of the abdomen. It is the…

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Gastroschisis and Omphalocele

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Gastroschisis and Omphalocele Jamie C. Harris Fizan Abdullah DEFINITION Gastroschisis Gastroschisis is the most common congenital abdominal wall defect in the newborn period. This results from failure of the intestines…

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Prune Belly

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Prune Belly Jamie C. Harris Fizan Abdullah DEFINITION1,2 Prune belly is an extremely rare disease, occurring in 1/35 000 live births. The majority of patients are male (FIG 1). It…

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