Renu Sharma

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Necrotizing enterocolitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)? What are the typical findings for this disease? Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is an acute inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract of preterm infants that was initially described in the 1950s. The pathology of NEC can range from limited mucosal…

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