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Gall bladder distention in newborns.
  1. R P Corbett,
  2. J R Egner
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Addington Hospital, Durban, South Africa.


    Three cases of gall bladder distention in asphyxiated newborns are described. Clinical and ultrasound examination showed this to be a benign, transient phenomenon. A causal relation between tissue hypoxia and gall bladder distention is proposed.

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