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Case 29 

Case 29
Case 29

Ellen Chung

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date: 31 October 2020

Newborn with prenatal ultrasound finding.

Supine plain radiograph (left) demonstrates clustered amorphous calcifications in both upper quadrants (arrows).

Longitudinal ultrasound image shows a cluster of shadowing echogenic foci (arrow) adjacent to the liver (L).

The finding of abdominal calcification indicates meconium peritonitis, but the underlying cause may be meconium ileus, bowel atresia, or in utero volvulus. In half of cases, no cause is found at birth....

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