Neonatal Bowel Obstruction

  • John M. Hutson
  • Spencer W. Beasley


The common causes are described, and how bowel obstruction presents. Then, there is a detailed section on the physical examination.


Bowel Obstruction Anal Canal Abdominal Distension Necrotizing Enterocolitis Imperforate Anus 
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Further Reading

  1. Beasley SW, Hutson JM, Auldist AW (1996) Essential Paediatric Surgery Arnold, LondonGoogle Scholar
  2. Hutson JM, O’Brien M, Woodward AA, Beasley SW, (2008). Jones’ Clinical Paediatric Surgery. Diagnosis and Management Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.Google Scholar
  3. Holschneider AM, Hutson JM (eds) (2006). Anorectal Malformations in Children, Springer, Berlin.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. Hutson
    • 1
  • Spencer W. Beasley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of UrologyRoyal Children’s HospitalMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Paediatric Surgery Department OtagoUniversity Christchurch HospitalChristchurchNew Zealand

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