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J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2013 Oct;18(4):155-7. doi: 10.4103/0971-9261.121123.

Malrotation with midgut volvulus associated with perforated ileal duplication.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, Uttar Pradesh Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Saifai, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • 2Department of Radiodiagnosis, Uttar Pradesh Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Saifai, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Abstract

Duplication of the alimentary tract is an important surgical condition. It may occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract. An important complication of this entity is perforation of the normal or abnormal gut. Malrotation with midgut volvulus can be a surgical emergency. We present a patient, who presented as malrotation with midgut volvulus associated with perforated ileal duplication. The patient was successfully managed.

KEYWORDS:

Alimentary tract duplication; malrotation; malrotation and duplication; midgut volvulus

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PMC3853859
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