Duodenal atresia

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 2 days
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

"Double bubble" sign of duodenal atresia. There is no gas seen distally within the small or large bowel.

Case Discussion

This patient had an antenatal diagnosis of duodenal atresia. This can be associated with other conditions that can have features on x-ray:

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Case Information

rID: 40953
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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