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2022 Jan 04

Int J Surg Case Rep


Variations of intestinal malrotation in adults: A case report of midgut volvulus and literature review for the surgeon.


Ribeiro T, Greene B, Bennett S, Msallak H, Karanicolas P
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Jan 04; 91:106750.
PMID: 35026684.


Intestinal malrotation is a rare congenital abnormality occurring in 0.2-1% of the population. Adult presentations comprise only 0.2-0.5% of all cases leading to diagnostic challenges and worse outcomes in adults. We present a rare case of chronic/intermittent midgut volvulus with unique anatomic findings in an adult with intestinal malrotation.