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Necrotising enterocolitis in older infants.
  1. K Takayanagi,
  2. L Kapila


    Thirteen children, ranging in age from 45 days to 2 years, had severe gastrointestinal illness with the features characteristic of neonatal necrotising enterocolitis. All 13 children had preceding gastroenteritis leading to hypovolaemia. Necrotising enterocolitis can occur in children beyond the neonatal age group and it may occur as a sequel to gastroenteritis.

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