Medical & Surgical Urology

Medical & Surgical Urology
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9857

Mieret Jean Claude

Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Brazzaville, Congo

  • Research Article   
    Pathology of the Peritoneal-Vaginal Canal in Children in Rural Areas
    Author(s): Mieret Jean Claude*, Leboutou Vincent, Mitsomoye Francklin Michel and Dieth Atafi

    The purpose of this study was to identify the closure anomalies of the peritoneal-vaginal canal in order to describe the epidemiological, anatomo-clinical and therapeutic aspects in our practice. Patients and methods: As part of the community health program, we conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study in the Cuvette Ouest department, Oyo city Congo. It took place from May 25th to July 25th, 2017 (2 months). Included in the study were male children, admitted for inguinal, inguino-scrotal or scrotal swelling and for whom the surgical procedure made it possible to note a form of persistence of the peritoneal-vaginal canal. For each cases, epidemiological, anatomo-clinical and therapeutic aspects were analyzed. Results: A total of 277 patients were treated over a period of 2 months. The average age was 6.5 years (1 month-17 years). Th.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2168-9857.20.9.229

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