Duodenal Perforation in a Neonate: An Unusual Presentation and Analysis of the Cause

Authors

  • Yasser Al Omran
  • Mohammed Omer Anwar Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Garrod Building, Turner Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 2AD, United Kingdom
  • Saeed Al-Hindi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v4.172

Keywords:

Duodenal perforation, Neonate

Abstract

Duodenal perforation in neonates is a rare surgical emergency. In the cases reported, most perforations are localised to the anterior duodenum and a few at posterior aspect. We present a case of duodenal perforation in the second part of the duodenum in a 26-day-old healthy male neonate.

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Published

2015-03-25

How to Cite

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Al Omran Y, Anwar MO, Al-Hindi S. Duodenal Perforation in a Neonate: An Unusual Presentation and Analysis of the Cause. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2015Mar.25 [cited 2021Apr.13];4(2):J Neonat Surg. 2015; 4(2):19. Available from: https://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/172