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Unusual cause of neonatal rectal bleeding: Colonic intramural haematoma.
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PMID:  22417474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Bright rectal bleeding in a neonate is most commonly due to necrotising enterocolitis, gastrointestinal infection or cows milk protein intolerance. We present here an infant who developed PR bleeding after cardiac surgery. Bleeding persisted despite presumptive treatment for the most common causes. A colonic intramural haematoma was identified on colonoscopy most likely related to anticoagulation in the setting of cardiac surgery.
Srinivas Shankarnaryanan; Winita Hardikar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of paediatrics and child health     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1440-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  J Paediatr Child Health     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9005421     Medline TA:  J Paediatr Child Health     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E108-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health © 2012 Paediatrics and Child Health Division (Royal Australasian College of Physicians).
Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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