Congenital Antral Web in Premature Baby

  title={Congenital Antral Web in Premature Baby},
  author={So-Hyun Nam and Soo Hyun Koo and Mi Lim Chung and Yu Jin Jung and Yun-Jung Lim},
  booktitle={Pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology & nutrition},
Antral web is a rare cause of gastric outlet obstruction in neonate. It is a 2-4 mm thin mucous membrane that can be found anywhere from 1 to 7 cm proximal to the pylorus. The baby was born at gestational age of 32(+1) weeks with 1,880 g as 2nd baby of dizygotic twin. After birth, the baby had constant non-bilious vomiting without feeding while he didn't show abdominal distension or discoloration. The infantogram showed distended stomach with distal small bowel gas. Upper gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING


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