Intestinal malrotation in the adult: case report and review of literature

Manuel Ojeda C, Ricardo Prochazka Z, Sandro Vila G, Alejandro Piscoya R, Raúl De Los Ríos S, José Luis Pinto V, Jorge Huerta-Mercado T, Alejandro Bussalleu R

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Abstract

Intestinal malrotation is a congenital anomaly of intestinal rotation and fixation that generally becomes symptomatic at the neonatal period. Uncommonly it may occur in older children and adults, requiring imaging studies to suspect and confirm the diagnosis. In this case report an intestinal malrotation in a previously asymptomatic young adult patient with acute intestinal obstruction is described.

Translated title of the contributionIntestinal malrotation in the adult: case report and review of literature
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)395-399
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de gastroenterología del Perú : órgano oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Volume26
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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