Duodenal atresia

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
X-ray

NGT, UAC and UVC present. The stomach and proximal duodenum are dilated and gas-filled. No bowel gas is seen beyond the proximal duodenum.

Barium

No barium contrast passes beyond the duodenal bulb.

X-ray

Duodenal atresia post surgical management 2 weeks later

NGT present. Gas now passes beyond the duodenum.

Case Discussion

Duodenal atresia.

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Case information

rID: 9357
Published: 8th Apr 2010
Last edited: 8th Aug 2018
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