Evie Yeap

(Hons), DipAnat, Surgical Resident, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Monash Children’s Hospital, Vic

Inguinal hernias in children

Recognising the signs of a hernia containing compromised contents is essential to prevent serious complications such as intestinal perforation, testicular atrophy and ovarian damage.

Undescended testes: What general practitioners need to know

Undescended testis is a common condition; management in a timely fashion may reduce the risk of malignancy and infertility.