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2020 Feb 06

World J Surg

Adult Presentations of Congenital Midgut Malrotation: A Systematic Review.


Neville JJ, Gallagher J, Mitra A, Sheth H
World J Surg. 2020 Feb 06.
PMID: 32030442.


Adult midgut malrotation is a rare cause of an acute abdomen requiring urgent intervention. It may also present in the non-acute setting with chronic, non-specific symptoms. The objective of this study is to identify the clinical features, appropriate investigations and current surgical management associated with adult malrotation.