Appendicite perforata in un neonato con associata sindrome di Down. Revisione della letteratura.

Translated title of the contribution: Perforated appendicitis in a newborn infant associated with Down's syndrome. Review of the literature

M. A. Giacomoni, G. A. Manzoni, M. L. Volpi

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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.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)113-114
Number of pages2
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1986


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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