Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 24–26 | Cite as

Infant botulism: a rare cause of colonic ileus

  • S. V. Kothare
  • E. G. Kassner


We have recently seen two patients with infant botulism, one of whom had radiologic evidence of autonomic and neuromuscular dysfunction. Both infants had been fed small amounts of honey, which is often contaminated withClostridium botulinum spores, during the Jewish New Year celebration.


Public Health Ileus Radiologic Evidence Botulism Neuromuscular Dysfunction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Kothare
    • 1
  • E. G. Kassner
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsMaimonides Medical CenterBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyMaimonides Medical CenterBrooklynUSA

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