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Intussusception in preterm infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8439198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases of intussusception in infants born at 26 and 30 weeks' gestation are described. The two infants presented in the neonatal period with abdominal distension, intolerance of feeds, and rectal bleeding. An initial diagnosis of necrotising enterocolitis was made and the infants were treated medically. This led to a delay in the diagnosis of the intussusception. Published work on neonatal intussusception is reviewed and attention is drawn to the fact that the presenting signs and symptoms can be similar to those of necrotising enterocolitis. A diagnosis of intussusception should therefore be considered in any preterm infant with suspected necrotising enterocolitis.
Authors:
K J Price; N R Roberton; R G Pearse
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1993 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-25     Completed Date:  1993-03-25     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Jessop Hospital for Women, Sheffield.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anastomosis, Surgical
Birth Weight
Diagnosis, Differential
Diseases in Twins / diagnosis*
Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / diagnosis
Gestational Age
Humans
Ileostomy
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Infant, Premature, Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Intussusception / diagnosis*,  surgery
Jejunal Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Jejunum / surgery
Male
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