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Hypernatraemic dehydration and necrotizing enterocolitis.
  1. A. J. Clarke,
  2. J. R. Sibert


    Severe hypernatraemic dehydration developed over the first twelve days of life in a breastfed infant girl. Upon oral rehydration with formula milk, no acute neurological problems arose, but she subsequently developed necrotizing enterocolitis. Intravenous rehydration may be preferred to the oral route in such infants.

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