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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 69, Issue 9, pp 819–820 | Cite as

Child with a tail

  • Md. Kabirul IslamEmail author
Clinical Brief

Abstract

An interesting case of a child with a tail is reported. The child had a tail like structure in the back since birth, increasing with age. It was 20 cm. long, the longest tail so far described in the English literature. There was no functional complain. The result was excellent after excision as the problem was only cosmetic.

Key words

Human tail Caudal appendage 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Paediatric SurgerySylhet MAG Osmani Medical CollegeSylhetBangladesh

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