Duodenal atresia

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM

Patient Data

Age: Neonate

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


No barium contrast passes beyond the duodenal bulb.


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: 25th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included