Midgut volvulous

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 1 day
X-ray

NGT and IDC in situ. Large opacity projects over the right abdomen. Gas-filled bowel loops are seen only on the left. 

Case Discussion

This day 1 neonate developed a proximal small bowel obstruction which was confirmed to be from a midgut volvulus at laparotomy. 

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Case information

rID: 6501
Case created: 3rd Jul 2009
Last edited: 7th May 2016
Tag: neonate
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