(Pyloric Atresia; Duodenal Atresia; Ilial Atresia; Jejunal Atresia; Colonic Atresia; Atresia, Intestinal)
- Pyloric atresia—just after the stomach
- Duodenal atresia—first portion of small intestine by the stomach
- Jejunal atresia—small intestine between upper and lower portions
- Ilial atresia—occurs in last portion of small intestine
- Colonic atresia—occurs in large colon
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- Swelling of the abdomen
- Lack of a first stool
- Lack of interest in feedings
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 08/2013 -
- Update Date: 05/11/2013 -
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