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Intestinal malrotation

Presents clinically in symptomatic malrotation as:

  • Neonates - bilious vomiting and bloody stools.
  • Newborn - bilious vomiting and failure to thrive.
  • Infants - recurrent abdominal pain, intestinal obstruction, malabsorption/diarrhea, peritonitis/septic shock, solid food intolerance, common bile duct obstruction, abdominal distention, and failure to thrive.

Ladd's Bands - are a series of bands crossing the duodenum which can cause duodenal obstruction.

Abnormality Links: Gastrointestinal Tract - Abnormalities | Intestine Development | Gastrointestinal Tract

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current16:17, 6 August 2010Thumbnail for version as of 16:17, 6 August 2010330 × 500 (32 KB)S8600021 (talk | contribs)==Intestinal malrotation== Presents clinically in symptomatic malrotation as: Neonates - bilious vomiting and bloody stools. Newborn - bilious vomiting and failure to thrive. Infants - recurrent abdominal pain, intestinal obstruction, malabsorption/di