Meconium peritonitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Twin pregnancy - 31 weeks. No complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 31 weeks
Gender: Female

Scattered calcific foci are noted in abdomen of one fetus of a set of twins.

Rest of the anatomical survery is normal. No fetal ascites / dilated bowel loops / polyhydramnios is noted.

The other fetus shows normal anatomy.

Case Discussion

Scattered intraperitoneal calcific foci.

Presumed diagnosis of meconium peritonitis.

No follow up.

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Case information

rID: 21531
Published: 29th Jan 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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