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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 59–61 | Cite as

Ileal dysgenesis presenting with anemia and growth failure

  • S. R. Orenstein
  • H. L. Magill
  • P. F. Whitington
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Abstract

A case of ileal dysgenesis in a child presenting with anemia and chronic growth supression, and characterized preoperatively with duodenal barium infusion and technetium pertechnetate scan is discussed.

Key words

Ileal dysgenesis Segmental ileal dilatation Meckel's diverticulum Duodenal barium infusion 

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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. R. Orenstein
    • 1
  • H. L. Magill
    • 1
  • P. F. Whitington
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Tennessee Center for the Health SciencesLeBonheur Children's Medical CenterMemphisUSA

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