Spontaneous resolution of choledochal cyst in a noenate : JC
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An 860 g male neonate was born at 25 weeks gestation to a healthy 20-year-old G1P0 mother. She had an emergent C-section at 25-weeks gestation for placental abruption following an uneventful early pregnancy. APGAR scores were 1, 3, and 5 at 1, 5, and 10 min, respectively. The infant required resuscitation followed by 14 days of mechanical ventilation as well as total parenteral nutrition (TPN) for 10 days, ending on day of life (DOL) 16. Head ultrasound screening was negative for intraventricular hemorrhage.

On DOL 26, the infant developed two isolated instances of acholic stool. Abdominal examination of all four quadrants and the costovertebral angles did not reveal distension, masses, or organomegaly. The infant had no recent history of feeding intolerance or abnormal stool patterns. Electrolytes, liver function tests, and bilirubin were within normal limits, with the exception of an elevated alkaline phosphatase (normal range: 150–420 IU/L). There were no signs of bacterial infection.....

http://www.jcnonweb.com/article.asp?issn=2249-4847;year=2017;volume=6;issue=2;spage=112;epage=115;aulast=Kurland
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