A seven days old male newborn with associated Down's syndrome suddenly presented with symptoms suggestive of intestinal obstruction. At laparotomy a perforated appendix with generalized peritonitis was discovered. This is the first case reported in the literature in association with the Down's syndrome.
|Translated title of the contribution||Perforated appendicitis in a newborn infant associated with Down's syndrome. Review of the literature|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health