Idiopathic Neonatal Colonic Perforation

Authors

  • Nihat Demir
  • Oğuz Tuncer
  • Mehmet Melek
  • Sultan Kaba
  • Keziban Bulan
  • Erdal Peker

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v3.70

Keywords:

Sigmoid colon, perforation, neonate

Abstract

Though the perforation of the colon in neonates is rare, it is associated with more than 50% mortality in high-risk patients. We report a case of idiopathic neonatal perforation of the sigmoid colon in an 8-day-old, healthy, male neonate without any demonstrable cause.

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Published

2014-01-05

How to Cite

1.
Demir N, Tuncer O, Melek M, Kaba S, Bulan K, Peker E. Idiopathic Neonatal Colonic Perforation. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2014Jan.5 [cited 2021Apr.13];3(1):6. Available from: https://jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/70