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Tramlines: pneumatosis intestinalis secondary to enterocolitis
  1. C Bird1,
  2. J Corcoran1,
  3. D Kelly2,
  4. P Goulder2,
  5. Kokila Lakhoo3
  1. 1John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
  2. 2University Department of Paediatrics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
  3. 3Department of Paediatric Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 J Corcoran
 John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK; jpcorcoran{at}doctors.org.uk

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An 11-month-old boy presented acutely with a 3-day history of fever, vomiting and diarrhoea. A background of recent gastroenteritis among family members was noted. On admission, the patient was lethargic, dehydrated and had tachypnoea; general examination was otherwise unremarkable.

A provisional diagnosis of viral gastroenteritis was made. However, the tachypnoea prompted …

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