The Child with Abdominal Distention

  • Khalid Sharif


Abdominal distention in children has a wide differential diagnosis, but may be grouped into Ascites, Neoplasm and Organomegaly. This chapter will mainly focus on of hepato-biliary neoplasms.

Further Reading

  1. Morland B & Sharif K. Primary Hepatic Tumours. IN: Kelly DA. Diseases of the liver and biliary system in children (4th Edition). Wiley, Chichester 2017; 459–478.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Liver UnitBirmingham Women’s and Children’s HospitalBirminghamUK

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