Am J Perinatol 1990; 7(1): 31-32
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-999440

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Meconium Peritonitis: A Benign Course in a Premature Infant

Sylvia Herschkowitz, Solly Mizrahi, Polo Sujov
  • Neonatal Department and Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital of Western Galilee, Nahariya, Israel
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Publication Date:
04 March 2008 (online)


A case of a premature infant with meconium peritonitis and intraperitoneal calcifications is described. The course of illness was mild and recovery complete. No evidence of congenital intestinal obstruction or cystic fibrosis was found.