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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 23–27 | Cite as

Intraluminal meconium calcification without distal obstruction

  • D. K. Yousefzadeh
  • J. H. JacksonJr.
  • W. L. Smith
  • Ch. H. Lu
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Abstract

Intraluminal meconium calcification of unknown mechanism is reported in three neonates who did not have distal intestinal obstruction. The condition was benign in all three cases and did not require surgical intervention. This new form of intra-abdominal calcification should be differentiated from other forms that invariably are due to surgical disorders.

Key words

Meconium calcification Intraabdominal calcification Intestinal obstruction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. K. Yousefzadeh
    • 1
  • J. H. JacksonJr.
    • 2
  • W. L. Smith
    • 1
  • Ch. H. Lu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyDriscoll Foundation Children's HospitalCorpus CristiUSA

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