Childhood Tumors

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Figure 105-1. Percentage distribution of childhood solid tumors by age (SEER data, 1975–1995). In the United States, the cancer survival rate in children has improved over time. This is largely…

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Pediatric Genitourinary System

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Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPCKD) – also known as infantile polycystic kidney disease – results from mutations in the PKHD1 gene of the chromosomal locus 6p12.2. The classic presentation…

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Cerebrovascular Disease

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Figure 89-1. Stroke due to carotid bifurcation occlusive disease is usually caused by atheroemboli arising from the internal carotid artery, which provides the majority of blood flow to the cerebral…

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Environmental Injuries

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Figure 33-1. Heat sensor – nasal pit. (Photo courtesy of Ronny Stewart, MD.) Snakes are easily identifiable reptiles, marked anatomically by the large number (greater than 120) of precloacal vertebral…

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Cutaneous Neoplasms

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Figure 107-1. Examples of skin lesions. A: Giant congenital nevus. B: Lentigo maligna (Hutchinson freckle). C: Melanoma arising in a lentigo maligna (lentigo maligna melanoma). D: Superficial spreading melanoma. E:…

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Adrenal Gland

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Figure 77-1. A: Arterial (dark shaded) and venous (light shaded) anatomy of the adrenal glands. B: Schematic showing outer adrenal cortex (light shaded) and inner adrenal medulla (dark shaded). The…

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Hepatic Transplantation

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2 How is it possible to properly select patients and properly time transplantation so that the benefit of transplantation is assured? In 2002, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network began…

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Surgical Infections

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Source Control 4 Source control is defined as any physical intervention to remove or eliminate a focus of invasive infection (drainage, debridement, and device removal) and to restore optimal anatomic…

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Neoplasms of the Endocrine Pancreas

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Well-differentiated PENs can also be classified as functional or nonfunctional based on the presence or absence of an associated clinically recognizable syndrome (Table 56-2). These syndromes are the result of…

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