Anomaly Number of Cases Undescended testis 3 Down's syndrome 2 Jejunal atresia
2 Ileal atresia 2 Colonic atresia 1 Meconium ileus 1 Bowel gangrene 1 Total 12
1) Jejunal atresia (JA) is more commonly associated with other congenital anomalies than is ileal atresia (IA).
In total, 21% of patients with malrotation and an associated anomaly had jejunal atresia.
related to the use of methylene blue in genetic amniocentesis in twins.
Pyloric atresia associated with duodenal and jejunal atresia
Usually, agenesis of the dorsal mesentery is associated with a high jejunal atresia owing to the vascular ischaemic aetiology of such agenesis.
Jejunal atresia with agenesis of the dorsal mesentery (apple peel small bowel).
Our case involved an 18-year-old girl with several congenital anomalies, including spina bifida, jejunal atresia
, adrenal insufficiency, and Duane retraction syndrome--a congenital disorder of ocular motility.
Subsequent abdominal radiographs documented the presence of the jejunal atresia
and pneumatosis intestinalis (PI), together with air in both the porta hepatis and liver parenchyma (Figs 1-3).
She was born with a condition called jejunal atresia
- where the small intestine lining does not develop.
With the above findings a diagnosis of jejunal atresia
was made and a laparotomy was planned on day 2 of life.
There were 5 cases of ileal atresia, 4 of malrotation, 2 cases of annular pancreas, 3 cases of jejunal atresia