Acute Scrotum

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(1) Pediatric Surgery, AlSadik Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia   29.1 Introduction The term acute scrotum refers to acute scrotal pain with or without swelling and erythema. Acute scrotum is considered…

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Pelviureteric Junction (PUJ) Obstruction

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(1) Pediatric Surgery, AlSadik Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia   3.1 Introduction Pelviuureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction is a partial or complete blockage of the flow of urine from the renal pelvis…

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Undescended Testes (Cryptorchidism)

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(1) Pediatric Surgery, AlSadik Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia   24.1 Introduction Cryptorchidism is derived from the Greek kρυπτός, kryptos, meaning hidden and ὄρχις, orchis, meaning testicle. It is defined as…

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Congenital Ureteral Anomalies

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(1) Pediatric Surgery, AlSadik Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia   Congenital Ureteral Anomalies Duplex (duplicated ureters) (Fig. 6.1) Fig. 6.1 A reconstruction picture showing duplex ureters Ectopic ureter Ureterocele Mega ureter…

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Congenital Megaureter

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(1) Pediatric Surgery, AlSadik Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia   7.1 Introduction The term megaureter refers to an enlarged dilated ureter (Fig. 7.1). Fig. 7.1 Intravenous urography showing a right megaureter….

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Cloacal Exstrophy

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(1) Pediatric Surgery, AlSadik Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia   18.1 Introduction Cloacal exstrophy is an extremely rare and major birth defect representing the severe end of the spectrum of the…

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Priapism in Children

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(1) Pediatric Surgery, AlSadik Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia   23.1 Introduction Priapism is defined as a prolonged, non-physiologic, sustained and painful erection. It is not provoked by sexual stimulation or…

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Cloacal Anomalies

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(1) Pediatric Surgery, AlSadik Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia   15.1 Introduction In animal anatomy, a cloaca/kloʊˈeɪkə/kloh–ay–kə (plural cloacae /kloʊˈeɪsiː/kloh–ay–see) is the posterior orifice that serves as the only opening for…

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