Ranjiv Mathews

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Prune Belly Syndrome

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Prune Belly Syndrome (PBS) is characterized by abdominal wall muscular deficiency, intraabdominal testes, and an anomalous urinary tract. The most identifiable aspect is the characteristic abdominal appearance that gives this syndrome its name. PBS is also referred to as the triad syndrome, Eagle-Barrett syndrome, and abdominal muscular deficiency…

Testicular torsion

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Testicular torsion is a medical emergency and requires immediate surgical management. Are you sure your patient has testicular torsion? What are the typical findings for this disease? Pre and postpubertal boys Continue Reading Most commonly presents in adolescent boys, but can be seen at any age. Acute onset…

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