Duodenal Perforation in a Neonate: An Unusual Presentation and Analysis of the Cause

Yasser Al Omran, Mohammed Omer Anwar, Saeed Al-Hindi


Duodenal perforation in neonates is a rare surgical emergency. In the cases reported, most perforations are localised to the anterior duodenum and a few at posterior aspect. We present a case of duodenal perforation in the second part of the duodenum in a 26-day-old healthy male neonate.


Duodenal perforation; Neonate

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/jns.v4i2.212


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