Necrotizing enterocolitis

Case contributed by A.Prof 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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Case information

rID: 6355
Published: 11th Jun 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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