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Neonatal pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis caused by volvulus of the mid intestine.
  1. K D Eggli,
  2. E Loyer,
  3. K Anderson
  1. Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC.


    A case of malrotation of the mid intestine with volvulus is reported in an infant in whom the clinical and radiological appearances were unusual, and had led to a misdiagnosis of necrotising enterocolitis. If the correct diagnosis had been made earlier, operation might have saved the infant's life.

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