Intestinal malrotation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Repeated bouts of vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 6

Barium meal demonstrates abnormal distribution of the small bowel. The duodenum fails to cross the midline and DJ flexure is located to the right of the midline and at the level of L3. From there the small bowel is curled in the right side of the abdomen, with colon on the left.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with malrotation. Case courtesy of Bob Cook, MD. Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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Case information

rID: 8029
Case created: 4th Jan 2010
Last edited: 14th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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