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Atresia of sigmoid colon (a case report and literature review)

Paediatric Surgery.2017.3(56):16-18; doi 10.15574/PS.2017.56.16

Shakhov K., Nakonechnyi A., Homeniuk I., Sheremeta O.
Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Ukraine
Municipal Establishment «Lviv City Children’s Clinical Hospital», Ukraine

Atresia of the colon is a rather rare pathology. Still there are a lot of debates about the etiopathogenesis of this disease, its combination with concomitant pathology and its possible complications. The article deals with questions of diagnostics and treatment of colon atresia, also presented a rare clinical case – combination of the sigmoid colon atresia and the necrotic enterocolitis in the newborn.
Key words: atresia of the sigmoid colon, necrotizing enterocolitis, peritonitis.

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