Intestinal malrotation

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Complaints of abdominal pain - 2 - 3 days

Patient Data

Age: 17 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Appendix is noted in the left iliac fossa which is normal. No large bowel noted in right iliac fossa. 

Inverse relationship of superior mesenteric artery and vein.

Case Discussion

CT performed later - similar findings.

Surgical exploration confirmed findings.

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Case information

rID: 21756
Published: 16th Feb 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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