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Symptoms and Signs of Respiratory Organs in Infants and Older Children

  • Georges L. Kaiser
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Abstract

The disorders of respiratory organs in infants and older children with pediatric surgical significance may be arranged in six categories as follows:
  • Malformations or acquired disorders with similar presentation that become apparent in the neonatal period as well as later in childhood

  • Malformations or acquired disorders with similar presentation that become apparent usually beyond the neonatal period or early infancy

  • Thoracic injuries and foreign body aspiration and ingestion

  • Complications of inflammatory lung diseases

  • Parasitic diseases of the lung

  • Neoplastic diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract

Keywords

Neonatal Period Hydatid Cyst Spontaneous Pneumothorax Lung Abscess Pulmonary Sequestration 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georges L. Kaiser
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  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Surgery InselspitalUniversity of BerneBerneSwitzerland

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