Meconium obstruction in a premature neonate: An etiology that may simulate spontaneous intestinal perforation

Authors

  • James Glasser Saint Peter's University Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v10.1013

Keywords:

Meconium Ileus, Spontaneous Intestinal Perforation, Pneumoperitoneum

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Author Biography

James Glasser, Saint Peter's University Hospital

Rutgers Medical School, Saint Peter’s University Hospital, 254 Easton Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Awolaran O, Sheth J. Management strategies for functional intestinal obstruction of prematurity. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2021 Feb.20 [cited 2021 Sep.21];10:12. Available from: https://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/926.

Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2021. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829043/all/Necrotizing.

Rai BK, Mirza B, Hashim I, Saleem M. Varied presentation of congenital segmental dilatation of the intestine in neonates: Report of three cases. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2016 [cited 2021 Aug 17]; 5:55. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5117278/.

Published

2021-09-23

How to Cite

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Glasser J. Meconium obstruction in a premature neonate: An etiology that may simulate spontaneous intestinal perforation. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2021Sep.23 [cited 2021Oct.19];10:43. Available from: https://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/1013

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