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Increased bone age

A generalised acceleration in bone maturation can result from a number of aetiological factors. They include : endocrine disorders: idiopathic isosexual precocious puberty hypothalamic or parathalamic lesion with sexual precocity: e.g. craniopharyngioma astrocytoma hypothalamic hamartoma ...

Ingested foreign bodies in children

Ingested foreign bodies in children are common as the world is a curious place to young children and will put anything and everything into their mouth, and will often inadvertently swallow.  The usual practice is for plain films of the chest/abdomen to identify a foreign body. Epidemiology Pe...

Innominate artery compression syndrome

Innominate artery compression syndrome, also known as brachiocephalic artery compression syndrome, is a rare cause of tracheal stenosis that occurs in the paediatric population. Pathology It can only occur in the presence of an aberrantly positioned thymus that forces the aortic arch or innomi...

Intestinal failure

Intestinal failure is  Epidemiology   Clinical presentation   Pathology   Radiographic features   Treatment and prognosis   See also short bowel syndrome intestinal transplantation

Intestinal nonrotation

Intestinal nonrotation is a congenital anomaly of the intestines that results in the small bowel occupying the right side of the peritoneal cavity and the colon predominantly on the left. It is sometimes thought of as a subtype of intestinal malrotation. Epidemiology Nonrotation is estimated ...

Intestinal transplant

Intestinal transplantation is one of the most rarely performed transplant procedures that can be done in isolation or combination with liver or multivisceral transplants. It exclusively involves the transplantation of donor small bowel to a recipient, usually with an ileostomy formation.  

Intracranial cystic lesions in the perinatal period

Intracranial cystic lesions in the perinatal period can carry a relatively wide differential which includes: Supratentorial cystic lesions cysts arachnoid cyst choroid plexus cyst connatal cyst holoprosencephaly multicystic encephalomalacia periventricular leukomalacia porencephalic cys...

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