0
Case Reports |

MECONIUM ILEUS

HORACE M. BAKER JR., M.D.; SEYMOUR B. SILVERMAN, M.D.
AMA Am J Dis Child. 1950;80(5):803-807. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1950.04040020817009.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Meconium ileus, first described by Landsteiner in 1905, refers to the neonatal form of fibrocystic disease of the pancreas and presents the clinical picture of intestinal obstruction due to inspissation of meconium in the small bowel and, to a lesser degree, in the proximal portion of the colon. The condition is relatively rare, the disorder in the present patient being the only one so diagnosed at Duke Hospital among 450,520 patients and more than 5,600 autopsies.

A review of the literature has not been undertaken since this was done recently by Wiglesworth,1 whose excellent paper should be consulted by anyone interested in fibrocystic disease of the pancreas in general or meconium ileus in particular. The most significant contribution since the aforementioned review has been that of Baggenstoss, Power and Grindlay,2 whose work will be considered in the comment following the case report.

REPORT OF A CASE  A 2

Topics

Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

First Page Preview

View Large
/>
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).
Submit a Comment

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();