Necrotizing Enterocolitis

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Necrotizing enterocolitis

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Necrotizing enterocolitis is infection and inflammation of the bowel (intestines). The disease is most common among premature newborns.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Kimberly Dow, MD, FRCPC - Neonatology

Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

Current as of: September 9, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kimberly Dow, MD, FRCPC - Neonatology