Postoperative Intussusception in a Neonate with Congenital Cutis Laxa and Huge Hiatal Hernia

APSP journal of case reports 04/2014; 5(1):3.
Source: PubMed


Congenital cutis laxa is a genetically heterogeneous condition presenting in the newborn with loose, redundant skin folds, decreased elasticity of the skin, and general connective tissue involvement. A 2-day-old full term neonate with congenital cutis laxa presented with respiratory distress. Investigations revealed huge hiatal hernia. Patient underwent loose Nissen's fundoplication. In postoperative period patient developed intussusception which was manually reduced at re-surgery.

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Available from: Ahmad Khaleghnejad Tabari, Apr 01, 2015