The specialty of Pediatric Surgery involves the surgical treatment of diseases present in children, from newborn through 18 year-old adolescents. Among frequent pathologies, we can find acute appendicitis, inguinal hernias, undescended testicles, circumcisions, congenital malformations, tumors, neck pathologies and, abdominal pathology. These diseases can be treated directly by the specialist in pediatric surgery.
The specialist indicates the diagnostic procedures needed for a proper management of the different pathologies: radiological, ultrasonography and laboratory tests. Afterwards, based on a proper evaluation, the necessary surgical procedure can be performed to correct the present pathology.