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Special Feature
October 1998

Picture of the Month

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Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1998;152(10):1031-1032. doi:10.1001/archpedi.152.10.1031

THIS 5-MONTH-OLD infant, the product of a consanguineous marriage, now weighs 3500 g. He has a lifelong history of poor growth with high blood glucose levels unresponsive to insulin. Recurrent rectal prolapse has resulted in chronic mechanical intestinal obstruction (Figure 1).