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Gall bladder distention in newborns

Gall bladder distention in newborns

Archives of Disease in Childhood 63(5): 554-555

Three cases of gall bladder distention in asphyxiated newborns are described. Clinical and ultrasound examination showed this to be a benign, transient phenomenon. A causal relation between tissue hypoxia and gall bladder distention is proposed.

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PMID: 3389876

DOI: 10.1136/adc.63.5.554

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