Double bubble sign (duodenum)

The double bubble sign is seen in infants and represents dilatation of the proximal duodenum and stomach. It is seen in both radiographs and ultrasound, and can be identified antenatally 2.

Pathology

Causes include 1,2:

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Article information

rID: 8492
Section: Signs, Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Double bubble appearance

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: analogous photograph : double bubble
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  • Double bubble sign
    Case 1: from superior mesenteric artery syndrome
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  • Case 2: duodenal atresia with double bubble sign
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  • Double bubble sign
    Case 3: duodenal atresia
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  • Case 4
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  • Case 5: duodenal atresia
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  • Case 6
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