Segmental absence of intestinal muscle with ileal web in an extremely low birth weight infant: case report.

  title={Segmental absence of intestinal muscle with ileal web in an extremely low birth weight infant: case report.},
  author={Mehmet Buyuktiryaki and Hayriye Gozde Kanmaz and Nil{\"u}fer Okur and Ufuk Ateş and Ali Levent Şirvan and Nurdan Uraş},
  journal={Archivos argentinos de pediatria},
  volume={114 2},
Spontaneous intestinal perforations are localized perforations without the typical clinical, radiological, and histopathological features of necrotizing enterocolitis. Spontaneous intestinal perforation is a recently defined clinical entity. The best-known risk factor is prematurity. It is seen 2-3% in very low birthweight infants and 5 % of extremely low birthweight infants. Herein we report an extremely low birthweight infant with spontaneous intestinal perforation, segmental absence of… 
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