Other conditions with symptoms similar to necrotizing enterocolitis

Other conditions that may have symptoms similar to those of necrotizing enterocolitis include:

  • Infection of the bloodstream (sepsis).
  • Infections of the intestine or infections within the body that can affect the digestive process.
  • Twisting of the intestines (volvulus).
  • Intestinal blockage or obstruction.
  • Anal fissures.

Last Updated: May 5, 2009

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