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    Necrotizing Enterocolitis

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    Necrotizing enterocolitis is infection and inflammation of the bowel (intestines). The disease is most common among premature newborns.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerKimberly Dow, MD, FRCPC - Neonatology

    Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: September 09, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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