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Three recurrent episodes of malrotation in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17448746     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Malrotation with midgut volvulus in a newborn is not a rare condition and Ladd's procedure is the recommended surgical treatment. Recurrent volvulus after Ladd's procedure is very rare. We present a case of an infant operated on after birth for malrotation and midgut volvulus with 2 recurrent similar episodes in the following 20 months. We recommend abrasion of the parietal and visceral peritoneal surfaces when recurrence of malrotation occurs.
Haggi Mazeh; Ehud Kaliner; Raphael Udassin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-23     Completed Date:  2007-05-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Mount Scopus Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Intestinal Volvulus / congenital*,  surgery*

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