Volume : VII, Issue : XII, December - 2018

Abdominal masses in children: At a Tertiary Care Hospital

Mahmuda Monowara, Afsana Habib Sheuly, Ipsita Biswas, Zinat Nasrin, Mahabuba Nasrin, Abu Ishaque Khan

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Introduction:Abdominal masses in children have more importance than adults as because it may cause severe problems with adjacent structures. The purpose of the study is to explore the sonological diagnosis of abdominal masses. Methods: It was a one year prospective study of 304 cases who have been attended with abdominal masses  in the radiology department of tertiary care hospital in Dhaka. Provisional diagnosis was done by ultrasonogram which was later confirmed by clinically and histopathologically. Results: Out of 304, boys to girls ratio was 2.1 :1 with age range 1 day to 6 years. Major cases of abdominal masses were hydronephrosis 250(82.24%) and intussuception 25(8.22%) and hypertrophic pyloric stenosis 20(6.58%) were also predominants.Among them 8(2.63%)  cases (nephroblastoma and neuroblastoma) were confirmed as malignant.Conclusions: Early diagnosis of abdominal masses may enhance prompt management protocol.

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Abdominal masses in children: At a Tertiary Care Hospital , Mahmuda Monowara, Afsana Habib Sheuly, Ipsita Biswas, Zinat Nasrin, Mahabuba Nasrin, Abu Ishaque Khan , GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-7| Issue-12 | December-2018


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