Congenital segmental dilatation of intestine with different morphology: A case report

Authors

  • Muhammad Bilal Mirza The Children's Hospital and University of Child Health Sciences, Lahore https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1389-8756
  • Sumaira Noor Maham The Children's Hospital and University of Child Health Sciences, Lahore
  • Nabila Talat The Children's Hospital and University of Child Health Sciences, Lahore

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v10.1021

Keywords:

Neonatal intestinal obstruction, Anorectal malformation, Congenital segmental dilatation

Abstract

Background: Congenital segmental dilatation of intestine is a rare entity characterized by a localized dilated segment of the intestine. It manifests as neonatal intestinal obstruction. Occurrence with another surgical anomaly may masquerade it and complicate the treatment course.

Case Presentation: A 1-day-old male neonate with anorectal malformation underwent colostomy as first stage of the treatment. The stoma did not function postoperatively. At repeat surgery, congenital segmental dilatation of the ileum, with slightly different morphology, was found. Resection of the lesion and ileostomy were formed. Postoperative course remained uneventful.

Conclusion: Congenital segmental dilatation of intestine may be missed at initial surgery. Complete surgical resection is curative.

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Author Biographies

Muhammad Bilal Mirza, The Children's Hospital and University of Child Health Sciences, Lahore

Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery

Sumaira Noor Maham, The Children's Hospital and University of Child Health Sciences, Lahore

Resident Pediatric Surgery

Nabila Talat, The Children's Hospital and University of Child Health Sciences, Lahore

Professor of Pediatric Surgery

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Published

2021-09-12

How to Cite

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Mirza MB, Maham SN, Talat N. Congenital segmental dilatation of intestine with different morphology: A case report. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2021Sep.12 [cited 2021Sep.21];10:41. Available from: https://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/1021