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J Pediatr. 1993 Jan;122(1):103-4.

Hypovolemic shock and intestinal ischemia: a preventable complication of incomplete formula labeling.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Abstract

A 19-day-old male infant was seen with full-thickness gangrene of the transverse colon. Hyperosmolar formula feedings caused by inadequate "directions for use" was the probable cause. Improved formula labeling might prevent further cases.

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