Ultrasonographic diagnosis of gangrenous bowel in neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis

Pediatr Radiol. 1984;14(3):168-70. doi: 10.1007/BF01002304.


The identification of gangrenous bowel in neonates with enterocolitis is essential for proper timing of surgical intervention. The use of sonography to identify the presence of gangrenous bowel is illustrated.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / complications*
  • Female
  • Gangrene / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intestinal Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Ultrasonography*