M.S, General Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.), Medicine, Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship In Laparoscopic & Robotic Onco-Surgery, FIAGES, Fellow in MInimally invasive HPB surgery
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The term Intestinal malrotation is used for defining a rare kind of congenital anomaly of rotation. Here the midgut tends to be on the other side of the body. So the small bowel is located on the right side, which means that there is a shift of the functions here resulting in symptoms like midgut volvulus, vomiting, cramps and abdominal pain, abdominal distention, etc.
HOW IS MALROTATION DIAGNOSED?
A physical examination along with a x-ray and CT scan would help a doctor diagnose this disorder. A barium enema x-ray which helps to show the intestines more clearly could also be advised.
HOW IS MALROTATION TREATED?
Treating malrotation requires a surgery. The time of the surgery will depend on the severity of the condition.
DID YOU KNOW?
Often multiple surgeries are required to treat Malrotation