Meconium

Today…there was a presentation…. And i kinda wondered…….whats a meconium plug syndrome!!! I didnt know…. Thats okay.there is nothing to be ashamed of. Feeling insufficient when you are seeking knowledge is a good sign.dont feel stupid…. Because you are not.

Excerpt from emedicine

Meconium plug syndrome, also termed functional immaturity of the colon, is a transient disorder of the newborn colon characterized by delayed passage (>24-48 h) of meconium and intestinal dilatation

Oooooooooooo……gtew rupanya…

And meconium ileus???? Its due to impaction of inspissated meconium…and it happens in babies with cystic fibrosis.

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