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Differential Diagnosis of a Failure to Pass Meconium

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A neonate who fails to pass meconium will usually develop abdominal distention and vomiting. The possible causes for this condition need to be considered, with some patients requiring surgery.

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