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Perforation of the Gastointestinal Tract in Infancy and Childhood.
S J Lee, Y S Kim, H D Cha, T C Kwon, C M Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(12):1626-1632.   Published online December 31, 1988
Thirty-nine patients with perforations of the gastrointestinal tract proved by operation were presented. 35.9% of perforations were between the age of 6-10 year and 20.5% were Neonates. Male to female ratio was 2:1. The cardinal symptom of the perforation was abdominal pain in older child and abdominal distention in the neonates. Abdominal X-ray showed subphrenic free air shadow in 48.7% of the total cases. The subphrenic free...
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