We report a novel case of ruptured appendicitis in a premature neonate which radiographically mimicked necrotizing enterocolitis with free intraperitoneal air. On exploratory laparotomy, both the large and small intestines were normal.
- Necrotizing enterocolitis
- Neonatal appendicitis
- Pneumatosis intestinalis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health