An unusual cause of abdominal mass in a child

Singh, R. K.; Mohta, A.; Kumar, S.
July 2006
Gut;Jul2006, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p939
Academic Journal
The article presents the case of a nine-year old female child with an increasing swelling in her right upper abdomen. Examination of the patient was found to have severe pallor and have a lump in the right hypochondrium and lumbar region. Initial laboratory investigations revealed severe iron deficiency anemia, white blood cell count 3000/cubic millimeter, and raised erythrocyte sedimentation rate.


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