Congenital Fatal Diarrhea in Newborns

  • Swapna Lingaldinna
  • Mangala Bharathi Sundaram
  • C. N. Kamalarathnam
  • Sumathi Bavanandam
Clinical Brief

Abstract

Microvillus inclusion disease is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of intestinal epithelium causing intractable secretary diarrhea in the first two months of life and about 140 cases have been reported worldwide till now. Here authors report 2 cases of Microvillus inclusion disease (MVID) diagnosed in neonates by electron microscopy study of small intestinal biopsy.

Keywords

Microvillus inclusion disease Neonatal diarrhea Small bowel biopsy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Swapna Lingaldinna
    • 1
  • Mangala Bharathi Sundaram
    • 1
  • C. N. Kamalarathnam
    • 1
  • Sumathi Bavanandam
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeonatologyInstitute of Child Health and Hospital for ChildrenChennai-8India
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric GastroenterologyInstitute of Child Health and Hospital for ChildrenChennai-8India

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