Show Summary Details
Page of

Case 9.28 

Case 9.28
Chapter:
Case 9.28
Author(s):

Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0250
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 21 October 2019

11-year-old boy with suspected IBD

Coronal SSFSE images (Figure 9.28.1) demonstrate abnormal orientation of large and small bowel, with small bowel in the right abdomen and colon in the left abdomen.

Malrotation

Classic thinking regarding malrotation holds that most cases are detected within the first few months of life. However, in the new era of cross-sectional imaging for everyone, more and more adults with asymptomatic malrotations are noted and the true incidence is not entirely certain. Estimates in the literature range from 1 in 6,000 to 1 in 200 live births. Autopsy studies suggest that some form of malrotation exists in 0.5% to 1% of the population....

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.