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Duodenal atresia

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Vomiting since birth.

Patient Data

Age: Day 0
Gender: Male
X-ray

Double bubble appearance in a child with duodenal atresia.

There are 13 paired ribs and multiple vertebral anomalies (right T3 hemivertebra and T10 butterfly plus a more complex segmentation anomaly around T6/7). 

Case Discussion

Duodenal atresia confirmed surgically.

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Case information

rID: 24277
Published: 4th Aug 2013
Last edited: 7th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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