[Congenite intestinal malrotation as cause of intermittent abdominal pain]

Poul Edling, Anders T√łttrup
Ugeskrift for Laeger 2014 December 15, 176 (25A)
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Intestinal malrotation occurs during foetal development when the normal rotation and fixation of the midgut fails to take place. This condition may lead to volvulus and duodenal obstruction. It is almost exclusively a paediatric diagnosis, but it can become symptomatic much later in life. A 49-year-old woman, who had been suffering from intermittent abdominal pain for most of her adult life, was admitted to the hospital with severe abdominal pain. A computed tomography showed a displaced caecum and mesenteric whirlpool sign. She was diagnosed with intestinal malrotation and underwent a laparoscopic Ladd's procedure.

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