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Images in paediatrics
CT images of Hirschsprung’s associated enterocolitis: a rare finding
  1. J Sheth1,
  2. S Nour1,
  3. F Dickinson2
  1. 1
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
  2. 2
    Department of Radiology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Jigna Sheth, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Ward 10 Doctors Office, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK; Jigna.sheth{at}

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A 3-month-old boy, who had undergone a laparoscopic assisted endorectal pull-through operation for Hirschsprung’s disease 1 month previously, presented with a 48 h history of a recent coryzal illness, vomiting, abdominal distension, bleeding per rectum and fever.

Hirschsprung’s associated enterocolitis (HAEC) was the working diagnosis. The patient was …

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  • Patient consent Obtained from the parents.

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