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Necrotizing enterocolitis in a term neonate following intravenous immunoglobulin therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21243534     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A term baby with severe BO isoimmunization was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin. Shortly after the completion of the infusion, the baby developed clinical and radiological signs of necrotizing enterocolitis, with intestinal perforation and massive hemorrhagic ascites, resulting in the death of the baby.
Lalitha Krishnan; Anil Pathare
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-01-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-06     Completed Date:  2011-12-30     Revised Date:  2013-01-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  743-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neonatal Unit, Department of Child Health, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, P O Box 35, Al Khod, Muscat 123, Sultanate of Oman.
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MeSH Terms
ABO Blood-Group System*
Enterocolitis, Necrotizing / etiology*
Fatal Outcome
Immunoglobulins, Intravenous / adverse effects*
Infant, Newborn
Rh Isoimmunization / complications*,  therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/ABO Blood-Group System; 0/Immunoglobulins, Intravenous
Comment In:
Indian J Pediatr. 2012 Dec;79(12):1676-7; author's reply p.1677   [PMID:  22477040 ]

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