Inguinal hernia repair in a child of Williams-Beuren syndrom
Case Report:
A 7-year-old boy weighing 28 kg was posted for left-sided inguinal hernia repair in our institute. He was diagnosed with WS at the age of 1 year when he was evaluated for failure to thrive and developmental delay. Physical examination revealed characteristic facial features (elfin facies) with upturned nose, wide mouth, full lips, and widely spaced teeth [Figure 1]. He had borderline intelligence and an overtly friendly nature which is a hallmark of WS. There was no history of other major illness since birth....;year=2016;volume=17;issue=2;spage=62;epage=64;aulast=Deka