Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1991;34(2):256-260.
Published online February 28, 1991.
Two cases of meconium peritonitis.
Hye Kyung Nam, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Soon Chun Hyang University, Seoul, Korea
태변성 복막염 2례
남혜경, 이동환, 이상주
순천향대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 10 July 1990   • Accepted: 6 November 1990
Abstract
Meconium peritonitis is a non-bacterial foreign body and chemical peritonitis occurring during intrauterine or early neonatal life as the result of an abnormal communicatiion between the bowel contents and the peritonesal cavity. We experienced two cases of meconium peritonitis, diagnosed in according to the clinical and radiologic features, in two female neonates who had the chief complaint of vomiting and abdominal distention. A brief review of literatures was made.
Key Words: Meconium peritonitis


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