Metabolic Alkalosis resulting from a Congenital Duodenal Diaphragm

Annalisa Passariello, Ylenia Maddalena, Monica Malamisura, Silvana Rojo, Nunzia Aragione, Emilia Iaccarino, Giuseppina Franco, Paolo Giliberti


Duodenal diaphragm is an unusual cause of upper intestinal obstruction. We present here a neonate with duodenal diaphragm who presented with features of metabolic alkalosis. Further, an algorithm of management of metabolic alkalosis in a newborn is suggested.


Metabolic alkalosis, Urinary electrolytes concentration, Neonatal surgery

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