Paediatrics At A Glance

  1. Hirschsprung’s disease = aganglionic. Failure of nerves to migrate. Biopsy as diagnosis. Removal of affected intestine.
  2. Pyloric stenosis = hypochloraemic hypokalaemic metabolic alkalosis. Non-bilious vomiting.
  3. Children are not just small adults, but adults are definitely just large children.

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