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Extensive portal venous gas without obvious pneumatosis intestinalis in a preterm infant with necrotizing enterocolitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22813817     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Portal venous gas is one of the classic radiologic features of necrotizing enterocolitis and is an uncommon isolated finding because it is most commonly seen in conjunction with pneumatosis intestinalis. In this case study, we present a preterm neonate with necrotizing enterocolitis who had extensive portal venous gas without obvious pneumatosis intestinalis.
Authors:
Lloyd Tooke; Angus Alexander; Alan Horn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1463-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Neonatal Department, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, 7925 South Africa.
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