Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is an acute inflammatory disease of the neonatal intestine that strikes in 1 of 1,000 live births. Its etiology is unknown. This review describes in detail the new NECs especially those which affect preterm infants: contagion or lymphocytosis associated, transfusion associated and cow’s milk allergy associated. A wide repertory of images are presented, together with algorithms for differential diagnosis.
Proceedings of the International Course on Perinatal Pathology (part of the 10th International Workshop on Neonatology · October 22nd-25th, 2014) · Cagliari (Italy) · October 25th, 2014 · The role of the clinical pathological dialogue in problem solving
Guest Editors: Gavino Faa, Vassilios Fanos, Peter Van Eyken