meconium ileus

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meconium ileus

[mə′kō·nē·əm ′il·ē·əs]
(medicine)
Intestinal obstruction in the newborn with cystic fibrosis due to trypsin deficiency.
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Hirschsprung's disease, cystic fibrosis, meconium plug syndrome, necrotizing enterocolitis and vascular insufficiency (cardiac or respiratory disease) are documented risk factors for appendicitis.
Spilde et al., "Current significance of meconium plug syndrome," Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol.