Christmas Tree Deformity

A severe form of jejunoileal atresia (Grosfeld’s type IIIB), in which a single branch of the superior mesenteric artery fully develops, supplying, in a retrograde fashion, a markedly shortened ileum, arranged in a radiologic pattern fancifully likened to a reversed ‘Christmas tree’
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