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Intestinal malrotation in an adult: case report.
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PMID:  22864726     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Intestinal malrotation is a developmental anomaly of the midgut in which the normal fetal rotation of intestines around the superior mesenteric artery and their fixation in the peritoneal cavity fail. Rotational anomalies of the midgut are rare in adults. Operative intervention is required generally when they are symptomatic. While difficult to diagnose, prompt recognition and surgical treatment usually lead to a successful outcome. Intestinal malrotation is rarely asymptomatic and generally diagnosed incidentally in adults. In the present report, a case of incidental intestinal malrotation with clinical findings of small bowel obstruction is discussed with a literature review.
Selim Sözen; Kerim Güzel
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1306-696X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101274231     Medline TA:  Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg     Country:  Turkey    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  280-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of General Surgery, Elazığ Training and Reserach Hospital, Elazığ, Turkey.
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