Dr. Hamna Sharif, Dr. Khalid Shahzad, Dr. Zainab Asghar
Desired Purposes: Purpose of this study is to make the collection of clinical data, clinical presentation and results of the surgical management for the retroperitoneal tumors variably of different types in the children. Design of Study: This study was conducted as prospective study. Venue and Time Frame: We performed our study in Department of Pediatric Surgery, Services Hospital, Lahore having a time frame of almost two and half years starting from Jun, 2016 and finalized in October, 2018. Materials and Methods: This study was accomplished for studying the cases retroperitoneal tumor having the 60 patients for the duration of about 2.5 years. The retroperitoneal tumors that was become the part of our study was of 5 types and comprising on Neuroblastoma (NB), Wilms’ tumors, Rhabdomyosarcoma, On-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) and Teratoma tumor. Results: Maximum child patients of retroperitoneal tumors were the age of below the five year and typically they were of age in 1st year. Male child patients were in majority than female children. Most commonly, the patients presented with loss of appetite, abdomen anorexia and loss of weight. Wilms’ tumor was found more commonly than other four. Conclusion: Outcomes of our study reflects that prevalence of retroperitoneal tumors was found mostly in the age of five years. Prognostication of retroperitoneal tumors can be improved by initial diagnostics and multimodality management.