Necrotizing enterocolitis in a term neonate following intravenous immunoglobulin therapy

Lalitha Krishnan, Anil Pathare

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Abstract

A term baby with severe BO isoimmunization was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin. Shortly after the completion of the infusion, the baby developed clinical and radiological signs of necrotizing enterocolitis, with intestinal perforation and massive hemorrhagic ascites, resulting in the death of the baby.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)743-744
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Pediatrics
Volume78
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

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Intestinal Perforation
Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Passive Immunization
Intravenous Immunoglobulins
Ascites

Keywords

  • BO incompatibility
  • Case report
  • Hemolysis
  • Intravenous immunoglobulin
  • Isoimmune
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Necrotizing enterocolitis in a term neonate following intravenous immunoglobulin therapy. / Krishnan, Lalitha; Pathare, Anil.

In: Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 78, No. 6, 06.2011, p. 743-744.

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