Abdominal Masses

  • John M. Hutson
  • Spencer W. Beasley


This chapter opens with the questions to be answered when a mass is discovered, followed by a description of normal and common abnormal abdominal masses. There is a discussion of how tumours (neuroblastoma, Wilms’ tumour and hepatoblastoma) present and a section on uncommon abnormal masses and neonatal masses. Finally, there is a description of pelvic masses.


Biliary Atresia Ovarian Cyst Abdominal Mass Choledochal Cyst Porta Hepatis 
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Further Reading

  1. Jones P.G., Campbell P.E., eds. (1976). Tumours of Infancy and Childhood. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.Google Scholar
  2. Filston H.C., Izant R. (1978). The Surgical Neonate. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.Google Scholar
  3. Hutson J.M., O’Brien M., Woodward A.A., Beasley S.W., eds. (2008). Jones’ Clinical Paediatric Surgery, 6th edn. Blackwell Publishing.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. Hutson
    • 1
  • Spencer W. Beasley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of UrologyRoyal Children’s HospitalMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Paediatric Surgery Department OtagoUniversity Christchurch HospitalChristchurchNew Zealand

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