Necrotizing enterocolitis

  title={Necrotizing enterocolitis},
  author={H. Arnold Schmidt and Johannes Kirchner},
  journal={Der Radiologe},
Necrotizing enterocolitis is a serious abdominal disease in infants during the first 2 months of life. The earliest radiographic finding on frontal abdominal films is initially distension of the small bowel, secondly of the colon, and pneumatosis intestinalis. Pneumatosis intestinalis is not pathognomonic for necrotizing enterocolitis; it can occur… CONTINUE READING