malrotation


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malrotation

 [mal″ro-ta´shun]
abnormal or pathologic rotation, as of the vertebral column; failure of normal rotation of an organ, as of the gut, during embryological development.

mal·ro·ta·tion

(mal'rō-tā'shŭn),
Failure during embryonic development of normal rotation of all or part of an organ or system such as midgut or kidney.

malrotation

/mal·ro·ta·tion/ (-ro-ta´shun)
1. abnormal or pathologic rotation, as of the vertebral column.
2. failure of normal rotation of an organ, as of the gut, during embryonic development.

malrotation

[mal′rōtā′shən]
1 any abnormal rotation of an organ or body part, such as the vertebral column or a tooth.
2 a failure of the intestinal tract or other viscera to undergo normal rotation during embryonic development.

mal·ro·ta·tion

(mal'rō-tā'shŭn)
Failure during embryonic development of normal rotation of all or part of an organ or system such as the midgut or kidney.

malrotation

abnormal or pathological rotation, as of the vertebral column; failure of normal rotation of an organ, such as the gut, during embryological development.
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The same principle applies to the assessment for malrotation of the lower limb of the growing child.
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The ascending colon was not attached to the retroperitoneum, although malrotation of the bowel was not evident (Fig.
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Confinement of duodenal small bowel loop activity in the right side of the abdomen with failure to cross the midline suggests malrotation, and has been reported as an incidental finding in patients presenting with abdominal pain who have been evaluated for acute cholecystitis.
A contrast meal and follow-through was performed which showed an abnormal configuration of the duodenum at the D2 - D3 junction suggestive of a malrotation with volvulus.
Bile can be associated with life-threatening surgical conditions, such as intestinal malrotation and intussusception.