[Intestinal volvulus in extremely premature infants].

  title={[Intestinal volvulus in extremely premature infants].},
  author={Kareen Billiemaz and François Varlet and Hugues Patural and Isabelle Rayet and Dominique Tardieu and Marie Pierre Lavocat and Georges Teyssier},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  volume={8 11},
UNLABELLED Volvulus with or without malrotation are infrequent in the extremely premature newborn. CASE REPORTS Intestinal volvulus in seven premature newborns are reported with abdominal distention, bright and tense skin without visible bowel loops and spiraled bowel loops on the abdominal X-ray. Intestinal resection was avoided due to early diagnosis. We identified abdominal wall massages as a risk factor, because no new cases have occurred since interdiction of these practices… CONTINUE READING