Child with a tail

Indian Journal of Pediatrics

2002 September; 69(9)

Islam MK.

Dept. of Paediatric Surgery, Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, Bangladesh.


An interesting case of a child with a tail is reported. The child had a tail like structure in the back since birth, increasing with age. It was 20 cm. long, the longest tail so far described in the English literature. There was no functional complaint. The result was excellent after excision as the problem was only cosmetic.

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