In a medical field that is commonly viewed as dealing with middle-aged patients, urology has expanded to include pediatric cases more often than is recognized. For thirteen-year-old Vanessa Urroz, the expertise of urologist Dr. Jeremy Lieb made all the difference.
Vanessa had long struggled with recurrent pain in her side and abdomen. After multiple trips to doctors around the Bay Area, she was diagnosed with a case of severe constipation. She was put on a restricted diet that eliminated foods that were possible sources of the pain.
Twelve years later at the age of 72, Al felt something unfamiliar when he sat down in his chair. A small almond-shaped growth had emerged where his leg met his gluteal muscles. Concerned, he made an appointment with a general surgeon.
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