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Clinics in diagnostic imaging (74). Midgut malrotation with volvulus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12380734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Midgut malrotation with volvulus is a life-threatening surgical emergency. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is paramount to good outcome. Imaging plays a key role in confirming the diagnosis. A two-day-old male infant presented with bilious vomiting and was diagnosed by upper GI examination to have midgut malrotation and volvulus. The gut was ischaemic but viable at surgery. Radiological features of malrotation and volvulus are presented and discussed.
P J Strouse
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-16     Completed Date:  2002-12-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  325-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Paediatric Radiology, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109-0252, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Duodenal Obstruction / congenital*,  diagnosis
Duodenum / abnormalities*
Infant, Newborn
Torsion Abnormality

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