Ultrasonographic findings of multiple intussusception in an extremely preterm infant.
Published on May 1, 2019in Archives of Disease in Childhood3.041
· DOI :10.1136/ARCHDISCHILD-2018-314885
A 613 g girl was born at 23 weeks of gestation by vaginal delivery due to maternal chorioamnionitis. She developed constipation and abdominal distention on day 2, a small amount of peritoneal fluid and low blood pressure on day 4 and bloody stool on day 6. Abdominal X-ray showed a non-specific bowel gas pattern. Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) was suspected and treated by fasting, vasopressor support …