African Journal of Paediatric Surgery About APSON | PAPSA  
Home About us Editorial Board Current issue Search Archives Ahead Of Print Subscribe Instructions Submission Contact Login 
Users Online: 9127Print this page  Email this page Bookmark this page Small font size Default font size Increase font size 
 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 70-71

Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome complicated by perforation


1 Department of Surgery, SAIMS, Indore, India
2 Department of Paediatric Surgery, SAIMS, Indore, India
3 Department of Paediatric Surgery, M.Y. Hospital, M.G.M. Medical College, Indore, India

Correspondence Address:
Saurabh Garge
SAIMS, Indore
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.78672

Rights and Permissions

Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome (MMIHS) is a quite rare congenital and fatal disease. The disease is three to four times more prevalent in females than males. Most of the cases die within the early months of their lives. We present the case of a newborn male with antenatal ultrasound suggesting the diagnosis of MMIHS. The case was admitted for perforation complicated with prematurity after birth. This case is th e only one where MMIHS presented as perforation.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed4686    
    Printed280    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded207    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 1    

Recommend this journal