Late presentations of midgut malrotation in children.

  title={Late presentations of midgut malrotation in children.},
  author={Mary L. Brandt and William J. Pokorny and Charles McGill and Franklin J. Harberg},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  volume={150 6},
Malrotation of the intestine may become symptomatic in the older child and may manifest itself in atypical presentations. Older children may present with symptoms of less than 72 hours duration which are typical of acute duodenal obstruction. More frequently, however, the older child with malrotation will present with chronic abdominal pain with or without vomiting or chronic diarrhea. The diagnosis of malrotation should be considered in any child with intermittent abdominal pain, vomiting… CONTINUE READING
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