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Gastric pneumatosis/interstitial emphysema of the stomach
  1. M Bajaj,
  2. A L Ogilvy-Stuart
  1. Rosie Hospital, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK;

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    This entity was first described in 1889 by Fraenkel in adults.1 It is rare and primarily a radiological diagnosis. It has been seen in preterm and term babies, and infants up to 9 months of age. In adults, infection with gas forming organisms (Escherichia coli, Proteus, Clostridium welchii, and …

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