Perforation of the rectum or colon in infancy due to enema.

@article{Santulli1959PerforationOT,
  title={Perforation of the rectum or colon in infancy due to enema.},
  author={Thomas V. Santulli},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1959},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          972-6
        }
}
tile introduction into the rectum of cornpressed air, foreign bodies, sigmoidoscopes, enema tips, cleansing enemas and diagnostic barium encmas. 4 Zhcutlin and associates’ in 1952 reported three cases of pcnfonation of the colon after barium enema and reviewed 50 others which were compiled from a questionnaire sent to 100 teaching centers of radiology. They commented on the infrequency of the complication, the high mortality and the importance of immediate surgery. In 1957, Hartman and Hills10… CONTINUE READING

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