Pneumatosis intestinalis in non-neonatal pediatric patients.

@article{Kurbegov2001PneumatosisII,
  title={Pneumatosis intestinalis in non-neonatal pediatric patients.},
  author={Amethyst C Kurbegov and Judith M. Sondheimer},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 2},
  pages={402-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe fully pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) in non-neonatal pediatric patients and to characterize those patients with higher risk of poor outcome, including need for surgery and death. METHODS A retrospective chart review was conducted of all patients 30 days of age and older with PI in a tertiary care children's hospital during an 8-year period. Underlying medical condition, presenting signs and symptoms, radiologic grade of pneumatosis, and events that immediately preceded… CONTINUE READING

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