Necrotizing Enterocolitis-like Pneumatosis Intestinalis in an Infant with COVID-19

Steven C. Mehl, Richard S. Whitlock, Daniela C. Marcano, Kristy L. Rialon, Amy S. Arrington, Bindi Naik-Mathuria

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Abstract

We report an infant with COVID-19 who presented with bloody stools, lethargy and imaging findings significant for pneumatosis intestinalis. The infant was treated with conservative therapy, including resuscitation, bowel rest and intravenous antibiotics, successfully avoiding surgical intervention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E85-E86
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2021
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • infant
  • pneumatosis intestinalis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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