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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 77-78

Congenital duodenal obstruction with situs inversus totalis: Report of a rare association and discussion


Department of Pediatric Surgery, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India

Correspondence Address:
Kumar Abdul Rashid
Department of Pediatric Surgery, KGMU, Lucknow
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.43029

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This report is to present and discuss an extremely rare association of situs inversus with duodenal atresia in an 11-day-old male neonate born full term and weighing 1.9 kg. The baby presented with recurrent bilious vomiting. Babygram revealed situs inversus and duodenal obstruction. Echocardiography showed dextrocardia with a small ASD. Exploration confirmed a duodenal diaphragm with a central perforation between the third and fourth part of the duodenum and situs inversus. The literature search revealed 20 cases reported so far.






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