Ladd's bands


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Ladd's bands

a series of peritoneal folds in patients in whom the cecum ends up in the midabdomen. These folds extend to the right undersurface of the liver and compress the duodenum.
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The malfixted gut subsequently becomes attached to the abdominal wall through the peritoneal formation fibrous stalks, known as Ladd's bands, and this often crosses the descending duodenum causing variable degrees of obstruction.
During the operation, malposition of the bowel and the typical Ladd's band confirmed intestinal malrotation.
Patient was eviscerated (Figure 4) and lysis of Ladd's bands extending towards the left side of the abdomen was performed.