Neonatal perforated appendicitis associated with duodenal obstruction

Yechiel Sweed, Fergal Quinn, Prem Puri, Edward J. Guiney

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The case of a premature infant with a simultaneous occurrence of appendiceal perforation and incomplete fixation of the colon producing early obstruction of the duodenum is reported. The clinical examination and laboratory and radiological investigations were all negative for the diagnosis of appendicitis, which was found incidentally at laparotomy for duodenal obstruction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306-307
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • Appendicitis
  • Duodenal obstruction
  • Newborn


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