Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 9–12 | Cite as

Isolated emphysematous gastritis in an infant

  • Raphael Udassin
  • Ithamar Aviad
  • Itzhak Vinograd
  • Shemuel Nissan
Article

Abstract

A case of isolated emphysematous gastritis in a full-term infant, which is the fifth so far in the medical literature, is described. Predisposing factors, mode of treatment, and sequelae differ from the rare adult form of this disease. Of special interest are malnutrition as a predisposing factor in the development of this disease in infants and the very important role of intravenous hyperalimentation in its successful treatment.

Key word

Emphysematous gastritis, diagnosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raphael Udassin
    • 1
  • Ithamar Aviad
    • 2
  • Itzhak Vinograd
    • 1
  • Shemuel Nissan
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of General and Pediatric SurgeryHadassah University HospitalJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyHadassah University HospitalJerusalemIsrael

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