ID#: 855
Description: Caption:
This photomicrograph was captured during a child’s autopsy, and depicts the exposure of the thoracoabdominal organs, and in so doing, revealed the pathologic changes manifested in a case of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis. Note the ensuing abdominal distension, intestinal necrosis and hemorrhage, and peritonitis due to an intestinal perforation.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
Creation Date: 1972
Photo Credit: Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.