oa South African Journal of Child Health - Necrotising enterocolitis complicated by gastrocolic and jejunocolic fistulas - : case report

Volume 4, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1994-3032
  • E-ISSN: 1999-7671



A premature infant had been treated conservatively elsewhere for necrotising enterocolitis (NEC). The infant was referred to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital on day 33 of life with severe vomiting and sepsis. Abdominal radiographic findings were nonspecific, demonstrating no direct features of NEC or pneumoperitoneum (Fig. 1).

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