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Meckel Diverticulum

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know. Are you sure your patient has Meckel diverticulum? What are the typical findings for this disease? Meckel diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. It is located on the antimesenteric border of the ileum and is a true intestinal diverticulum, containing all three layers…

Intestinal malrotation with volvulus

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has intestinal malrotation with volvulus? What are the typical findings for this disease? Interruption of normal intestinal rotation and fixation during fetal development results in the congenital abnormality termed “malrotation”. Malrotation and its dreaded complication of midgut volvulus continues to represent a complex…

Intestinal atresia

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has intestinal atresia? What are the typical findings for this disease? Intestinal atresia is a congenital condition in which the lumen of the small or large intestine is not continuous. Most often there is one isolated atretic segment, but some neonates may have…

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