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Related to duodenal atresia: Apple Peel Atresia
congenital absence or occlusion of a portion of the duodenum, characterized by vomiting a few hours after birth, cessation of bowel movements after 1 to 3 days, and usually distension of the epigastrium. It is often associated with Down syndrome.
duodenal atresiaEmbryology A birth defect in which a segment of the duodenum is lumenless. See Atresia.
Congenital closure of a portion of the duodenum.
See also: atresia
Closure or blockage of the duodenum, the upper section of the small intestine.
Mentioned in: Polyhydramnios and Oligohydramnios