Duodenal atresia

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CT perfomed on pregnant patient probably, in view of recurrent pain, and decision must have been taken after a long counselling and contemplation, as sonography was inconclusive.

Patient Data

Age: 26 weeks gestation
Gender: Female

Case Discussion

CT scan of the abdomen of a pregnant woman was performed to rule out appendicitis. Duodenal atresia incidentally noted in the fetus. 

These images are from Dr. Paula Brill's excellent pediatric radiology collection.

Dr. Brill is a professor in the department of radiology (pediatric section) at Weill Cornell.

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Case information

rID: 11374
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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