Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Necrotizing Enterocolitis

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

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Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerKimberly Dow, MD, FRCPC - Neonatology

Current as ofNovember 20, 2015

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