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Mauricio F. Marcelo Jr, MD, FPCS, FPSGS, FPALES

Mauricio F. Marcelo Jr, MD, FPCS, FPSGS, FPALES image

Medical school: University of the Philippines – College of Medicine 1990 General Surgery Residency: UP-Philippine General Hospital 1995 Laparoscopic Surgery Training : Philippine General Hospital 1996 Services Offered: Open / Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Needle Biopsy – Breast / Thyroid Inguinal / Umbilical Hernia Repair Breast Mass Excision / Mastectomy Thyroidectomy Hemorrhoidectomy / Anal Fistulotomy Appendectomy Circumcision Excision Skin / Soft tissue Tumors Skin Abscess / Wounds / Minor Burns Specialty: General Surgery Local Board Accreditation: Fellow, Philippine College of Surgeons Clinic Address & Schedule: Lung Center of the Philippines Room 1125 G/F, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City Philippines Phone: (02) 924 6101 » » » [Read more]

Thyroid Disease In Children

Thyrotoxicosis or hyperthyroidism is relatively rare in children. According to reports, the yearly incidence is 8 per 1 million children who are younger than 15 years old and 1 per 1 million in children younger than 4 years old. Among these patients, Graves’ Disease is the most common cause. It is noted that girls are affected five times more than boys. A family history of hyperthyroidism should be sought because many have a positive family history of autoimmune thyroid diseases. A clinical profile includes several month records of progressive symptoms, of which, the most common are often behavioral disturbances such » » » [Read more]