Chapter 27. Anus, Perineum and Female Genitalia

  1. John M. Hutson AO, BS, MD (Monash), MD, DSc (Melb), FRACS, FAAP (Hon) Chair of Paediatric Surgery General Surgeon and Urologist Professor of Paediatric Surgery1,2,
  2. Michael O'Brien MB, BCh, BAO, PhD, FRCSI (Paed), FRACS (Paed) Paediatric Urologist3,
  3. Alan A. Woodward MBBS, FRCS, FRACS General Surgeon and Urologist3 and
  4. Spencer W. Beasley MBChB (Otago), MS (Melb), FRACS Professor of Paediatric Surgery4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch27

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Hutson, J. M., O'Brien, M., Woodward, A. A. and Beasley, S. W. (eds) (2009) Anus, Perineum and Female Genitalia, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Paediatric Urology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162678

Online ISBN: 9781444300109

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Keywords:

  • anus, perineum and female genitalia;
  • acute anal fissure;
  • rectal prolapse - not uncommon in toddlers;
  • multiple polyposis;
  • postanal dimple (coccygeal dimple);
  • pilonidal sinus;
  • imperforate hymen at birth;
  • infant vulval irritation and vaginal discharge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anal fissures

  • Perianal abscess

  • Rectal prolapse

  • Rectal polyp

  • Multiple polyposis

  • Postanal dimple (coccygeal dimple)

  • Sacrococcygeal teratoma

  • Pilonidal sinus

  • The female genitalia

  • Further reading