Colonic atresia (CA) is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction of the newborn. It is the rarest atresia of the gastrointestinal tract. The survival rate is 90%. However, the delayed diagnosis and surgery after 72 hours of life, have a high mortality rate. We report our experience and we revised our case after a review of the literature to analyze the critical aspects of our management and improve our practice.
Colonic atresia: The rarest atresia of the gastrointestinal tract / Angotti, R.; Molinaro, F.; Pellegrino, C.; Ferrara, F.; Bindi, E.; Fusi, G.; Messina, M.. - In: CHIRURGIA. - ISSN 0394-9508. - 32:3(2019), pp. 151-153. [10.23736/S0394-9508.18.04856-8]