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J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2013 Oct;18(4):147-8. doi: 10.4103/0971-9261.121116.

Congenital double duodenal diaphragms in an infant.

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  • 1Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Dr. Ram ManoharLohia Hospital, New Delhi, India ; Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
  • 2Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Dr. Ram ManoharLohia Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Duodenal stenosis usually occurs in isolation and has a variable presentation in infancy due to partial obstruction. An unusual case of congenital double duodenal diaphragms in an infant presenting as failure to thrive has been described and pertinent literature has been reviewed herein. Excision of webs with double Heineke-Mikulicz closure was performed.

KEYWORDS:

Duodenal web; double diaphragms; duodenal obstruction

PMID:
24347868
PMCID:
PMC3853856
DOI:
10.4103/0971-9261.121116
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