WFPI case of the week- Plain radiograph of a 3 day-old infant who has not passed meconium since birth and presents with history of vomiting. What are the radiographic findings and what is the differential diagnosis? And what imaging study is indicated next (if any)? Answers and followup questions to follow- #FOAMed #FOAMrad #PedsRad #pediatrics #GIT #neonate #abdomen
Case Contributor: Sanjay P Prabhu, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
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  • wfpieducationWFPI case of the week- Plain radiograph of a 3 day-old infant who has not passed meconium since birth and presents with history of vomiting. What are the radiographic findings and what is the differential diagnosis? And what imaging study is indicated next (if any)? Answers and followup questions to follow- #FOAMed #FOAMrad #PedsRad #pediatrics #GIT #neonate #abdomen
    Case Contributor: Sanjay P Prabhu, Boston Children's Hospital, USA

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