Meconium ileus

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Premature child with failure to pass meconium, abdominal distension and vomiting

Patient Data

Age: 3 days old
Gender: Male
Fluoroscopy

There is marked dilatation of small bowel loops. Contrast enema reveals small entire colon with radiolucent filling defects representing meconium seen scattered at right colon and distal ileum.

Case Discussion

Meconium ileus 

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Case information

rID: 24361
Case created: 9th Aug 2013
Last edited: 9th Aug 2017
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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