Neonatal bowel perforation

Case contributed by Alexandra Stanislavsky
Diagnosis certain


Abdominal distention. Passed minimal bowel motion since birth.

Patient Data

Age: Day 5
Gender: Male

Pneumoperitoneum.  Mildly dilated bowel loops. No mural gas.

Case Discussion

Features of neonatal pneumoperitoneum.

Unfortunately, the case was lost to follow-up and the underlying etiology is unknown.

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