Small left colon syndrome

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[edit] Discussion of Small left colon syndrome

  • Neonatal small left colon syndrome is a cause of functional colon obstruction in newborn infants
  • Small left colon sydrome is subset of meconium plug syndrome in which an enema demonstrates an apparent transition zone between the dilated and the normal-to-decreased caliber distal colon at the splenic flexure.
  • There is a high association of maternal diabetes.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Small left colon syndrome

  • Microcolon involving the left colon

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Patient #1: Failure to pass meconium

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