midgut volvulus

midgut volvulus

volvulus neonatorum involving the entire part of the intestines derived from the midgut.
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Approximately 50% of these patients have midgut volvulus at the time of diagnosis.
The pancreatic duct was also found to be prominent (not shown) and this was thought to be secondary to obstruction from the midgut volvulus.
Malrotation is most commonly seen in neonates (birth to first 28 days of life) and is another surgical emergency, as the mortality from midgut volvulus has been shown to be as high as up to 28%.
CT scan findings of malrotation with midgut volvulus may be characteristic.
The obstruction may have been due to adhesions, a chronic midgut volvulus, or a paraduodenal hernia (Dis.
With midgut volvulus, the SMV may occupy a position directly anterior or to the left of the SMA.
malrotation with midgut volvulus, Hirschsprung's disease, meconium ileus or bowel atresia) and inflammatory causes such as gastric or duodenal ulcers.
18-24) The "whirlpool sign" can be seen on both CT and ultrasound in cases of malrotation complicated by midgut volvulus and describes the twisting of the small bowel and SMV around the SMA.
The extrinsic etiologies include a preduodenal portal vein, malrotation of the gut with a midgut volvulus or by Ladd bands, or an annular pancreas.
Differential diagnosis of this sign, detected either prenatally or postnatally, includes duodenal atresia, annular pancreas, duodenal stenosis, duodenal webs, and midgut volvulus.
Deviation from this developmental pathway may result in a narrow mesenteric attachment, predisposing the patient to midgut volvulus and bowel ischemia or necrosis.