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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 138-140

Malrotation and volvulus associated with heterotaxy syndrome


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Prema Menon
Department of Pediatric Surgery, P.G.I., Chandigarh 160012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.98138

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A 2-year-old boy with heterotaxy syndrome with associated polysplenia, ventricular septal defect, and malrotation of gut with volvulus is presented. There was delay in diagnosis due to the unusual plain abdominal radiography findings. At laparotomy, the midgut was also found to be enclosed in a thin transparent cocoon.






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