Small Bowel Congenital Anomalies: a Review and Update.

  title={Small Bowel Congenital Anomalies: a Review and Update.},
  author={Grant Morris and Alfred P. Kennedy and William J. Cochran},
  journal={Current gastroenterology reports},
  volume={18 4},
The small intestine is a complex organ system that is vital to the life of the individual. There are a number of congenital anomalies that occur and present most commonly in infancy; however, some may not present until adulthood. Most congenital anomalies of the small intestine will present with obstructive symptoms while some may present with vomiting, abdominal pain, and/or gastrointestinal bleeding. Various radiologic procedures can aid in the diagnosis of these lesions that vary depending… CONTINUE READING