Necrotising enterocolitis in a forty day old infant: a case report

Varma, Chaitanya PV and Hebbar, Shrikiran and Mundkur, Suneel C (2012) Necrotising enterocolitis in a forty day old infant: a case report. Karnataka Paediatric Journal, 26 (1). pp. 32-33.

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Abstract

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common gastrointestinal emergency in the premature infant which remains a major health concern in the intensive care nursery and is an important cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. We present an unusual case of a full term normal birth weight baby developing NEC at forty days of age.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Full term infant; necrotising enterocolitis; parenteral nutrition; pneumatolis intestinalis.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2014 04:24
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2014 04:24
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/139778

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