Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)

Ira Shah
NEC - Prognosis
Recurrent NEC is 4%

- Strictures (20%) most common in large bowel
- Enteric fistulas
- Short bowel syndrome (following surgery)
- Malabsorption & chronic diarrhea
- Dumping syndromes: loss of terminal ileum
- Fluids electrolyte losses (with ileostomy)
- Parenteral nutrition associated hepatic disease
- Developmental delay

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