- Rheumatology involves treatment of musculoskeletal disorders related to joints, muscles and ligaments in children and adolescents.
- Our pediatric rheumatology division offers a range of specialised services in treating juvenile arthritis, weakness, muscle pain, autoimmune disease, anorexia and spondylitis.
- Here, we select the most appropriate therapy and then monitor its long-term effectiveness and side effects in order to achieve favourable outcomes.
What ailments are treated at Pediatric Rheumatology Division?
Pediatric Rheumatology treats the ailments of DivisionJuvenile Arthritis, Autoimmune diseases, Anorexia, Spondylitis, Chronic musculoskeletal pain, inflammatory disorder, Weakness/fatigue and Joint Swelling.
Our pediatric surgeons take utmost care in monitoring babies and younger children, as well as assessing their responses to surgery. The Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery division offers quality pediatric surgical care for infants and children upto age 16. The main offerings of the division includeDay care surgery, ICU monitoring and management, Anaesthesia, Minor procedures under conscious sedation and pediatric radiology, Minimally invasive surgeries are increasingly becoming common in the pediatric group as well
The department provides pediatric laparoscopy for Pediatric hernia, Undescended testis, Recurrent abdominal pain, Appendicitis, Thoracic lesions and Pediatric urology.
- Urological anomalies: Phimosis, undescended testis, UPJ obstruction, PU Valves, vesicoureteric reflux, ectopic and dysplastic kidney, hypospadias and epispadias.
- Neonatal anomalies: Tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF), congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), intestinal atresia, imperforate anus, abdominal wall defects like exomphalos, gastroschisis, malrotation, abdominal cysts and thoracic anomalies.
- Gastrointestinal problems: Intestinal obstruction, appendicitis, Hirschprung’s disease, pyloric stenosis, splenectomy for spleen pathology, gastroesophageal reflux, abdominal cysts and constipation.
- Hepatobiliary disorders: Choledochal cyst, biliary atresia, gall stones and liver tumors.
- Thoracic abnormalities: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, diaphragmatic eventration, mediastinal cysts and tumors, bronchogenic cysts, enlarged lymph nodes, pulmonary sequestration, cystic adenomatoid malformation (CAM), lobar emphysema, empyema, pneumothorax, chylothorax, esophageal duplication cysts, congenital and acquired strictures of the esophagus, esophageal foreign bodies, esophageal rupture and perforation.
- Other conditions include hernia and hydrocele, urinary and faecal incontinence, ambiguous genitalia, truncal and limb vascular tumors like hemangioma & lymphangioma, meningomyelocele, hydrocephalus, pediatric trauma and burns.