Necrotizing enterocolitis

Case contributed by Dr Hein Els

Presentation

Premature baby, unwell.

Patient Data

Age: 30 weeks gestational age
Gender: Male

Mobile abdomen

X-ray

Intramural air at the cecum. No portal venous gas or free intra-peritoneal air.

Case Discussion

Pneumatosis at the cecum concerning for necrotizing enterocolitis. 

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