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Spontaneous Intestinal Perforation NOT NEC associated

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Neonatal morbidity

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Data definitions

ANZNN: The infant sustained an intestinal perforation not associated with NEC nor with any bowel abnormality (obstruction / atresia) nor with any mechanical trauma (e.g. nasogastric tube).

Additional information

SIP, usually a single perforation, without any radiological signs of NEC and/or without surgical diagnosis of NEC

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