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Failure to pass meconium.
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PMID:  23875523     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Failure to pass meconium during the first twenty-hours of life is a cardinal sign of a congenital low alimentary tract obstruction. This review article discusses a systematic approach when confronting such problem to help clinicians arrive to a correct diagnosis. Prenatal and postnatal diagnosis, imaging investigation, differential diagnosis and management of the more common causes of failure to pass meconium are reviewed.
Authors:
Luis Lizardo Sanchéz; Humberto Lugo-Vicente
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Boletín de la Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0004-4849     ISO Abbreviation:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505267     Medline TA:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Country:  Puerto Rico    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
UPR School of Medicine, San Juan, PR 00922.
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