Solitary intestinal fibromatosis (SIF) is very rare; only 9 cases have been described. A new case presenting unusually in a newborn is described and the previously reported cases are reviewed. SIF should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a newborn presenting with an intestinal perforation.
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Al-Salem, A.H., Al-Hayek, R. & Qureshi, S.S. Solitary intestinal fibromatosis: a rare cause of intestinal perforation in neonates. Pediatr Surg Int 12, 437–440 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01076962
- Solitary intestinal fibromatosis
- Intestinal perforation