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When is meconium stained liquor actually bile stained vomit?
  1. D M Griffiths,
  2. D M Burge
  1. Wessex Regional Centre for Paediatric Surgery, Southampton General Hospital.


    Three babies said to have had 'meconium stained liquor' were subsequently found never to have passed meconium. The green discoloured liquor was the result of bilious vomiting in utero secondary to intestinal obstruction.

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