Postoperative necrotizing enterocolitis following incarcerated inguinal hernia repair: Report of a case

Turkyilmaz Z. , Sonmez K. , Numanoglu V., Kale N., Basaklar A.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.31, no.6, pp.550-552, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s005950170121
  • Title of Journal : SURGERY TODAY
  • Page Numbers: pp.550-552


The postoperative development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) following major surgery in neonates has often been described. We report herein the case of an older infant in whom postoperative NEC developed following emergency repair of an incarcerated inguinal hernia.