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Necrotizing enterocolitis

Introduction: Necrotizing enterocolitis

Description of Necrotizing enterocolitis

Necrotizing enterocolitis (medical condition): A rare disease that is tends to occur in premature infants and involves...more »

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Necrotizing enterocolitis: an acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow.
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Necrotizing enterocolitis: extensive ulceration and necrosis of the ileum and colon in premature infants in the neonatal period; possibly due to perinatal intestinal ischemia and bacterial invasion.
Source: CRISP

Necrotizing enterocolitis: Related Topics

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Necrotizing enterocolitis as a Disease

Necrotizing enterocolitis (medical condition): See Necrotizing enterocolitis (disease information).
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Necrotizing enterocolitis: Related Diseases

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Necrotizing enterocolitis: Related Disease Topics

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  • NEC

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Broader terms for Necrotizing enterocolitis

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