Necrotizing enterocolitis

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard


Abdominal distension.

Patient Data

Age: 3 day old, term baby
Gender: Male

Abdominal x-ray


Abdominal x-ray demonstrates multiple distended loops of bowel, with prominent intramural gas. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates typical, albeit pronounced, features of necrotizing enterocolitis. 

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