Duodenal atresia (congenital)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Neonate

The tip of the nasogastric tube is projected over the stomach. The stomach and duodenal cap are distended with air. No bowel gas is visualized past the duodenal cap. No evidence of free intraperitoneal air on this supine projection. No abnormal intra-abdominal calcifications. The osseous structures and visualized lung bases are unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Duodenal atresia in a neonate. Confirmed at surgery.

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Case information

rID: 6352
Published: 11th Jun 2009
Last edited: 18th Dec 2019
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