Midgut volvulous

Case contributed by Assoc 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. 

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 6501
Published: 3rd Jul 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: neonate
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included