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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 745-747

Early onset necrotizing enterocolitis in a full-term neonate

Department of Pediatric Surgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Aditya P Singh
Near The Mali Hostel, Main Bali Road, Falna, Pali District, Rajasthan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/mmj.mmj_695_17

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Objective We are presenting a case of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in a full term neonate. Backround NEC usually affect the preterm baby while in our case baby was full term neonate. Method A 2 days old male neonate who had diagnosis of NEC, was managed by us. Result Baby had the involvement of large bowel with sever faecal peritonitis and baby was expired due to septicemia. Conclusion NEC may occurs in full term baby with large bowel involvement. Resection of the gangrenous colon and rectoascending anastomosis with protective ileostomy was done. Baby was expired after 3 days due to septicemiasepticemia.

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