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Intestinal Malrotation

Betts AMB - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Intestinal Malrotation

History: This 44 yo man was referred to Radiology for virtual colonoscopy. He has a remote family history of colon cancer. He denies melena, hematochezia, constipation, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Medical Hx: asthma, hypertension, chronic lower back pain. Surgical Hx: none Family Hx: Colon cancer - remote. Social Hx: (-)tobacco, (-)alcohol

Findings: All of the small bowel loops are confined to right hemi-abdomen. The Cecum is in a normal RLQ anatomical position. The Colon is mostly in left hemi-abdomen, and the ascending colon deviates to the left.

Ddx: • Intestinal malrotation • Intestinal non-rotation

Dxhow: Pathognomonic Imaging

Exam: VS: BP 126/83, HR 86, afebrile. Gen: Awake, alert, oriented to person, place, time. No apparent distress. Abdomen: Mildly protuberant abdomen. Soft, non-tender, no organomegaly.

No MeSH data available.


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Intestinal Malrotation

Betts AMB - MedPix (2006)

Non-contrast (virtual colonoscopy) CT
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MPX2389_synpic29628: Non-contrast (virtual colonoscopy) CT

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Intestinal Malrotation

History: This 44 yo man was referred to Radiology for virtual colonoscopy. He has a remote family history of colon cancer. He denies melena, hematochezia, constipation, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Medical Hx: asthma, hypertension, chronic lower back pain. Surgical Hx: none Family Hx: Colon cancer - remote. Social Hx: (-)tobacco, (-)alcohol

Findings: All of the small bowel loops are confined to right hemi-abdomen. The Cecum is in a normal RLQ anatomical position. The Colon is mostly in left hemi-abdomen, and the ascending colon deviates to the left.

Ddx: • Intestinal malrotation • Intestinal non-rotation

Dxhow: Pathognomonic Imaging

Exam: VS: BP 126/83, HR 86, afebrile. Gen: Awake, alert, oriented to person, place, time. No apparent distress. Abdomen: Mildly protuberant abdomen. Soft, non-tender, no organomegaly.

No MeSH data available.