Tip 94: malrotation

Intestinal malrotation occurs in approximately 1 in 500 live births.

~80% will present in the first month of life and most of those will be in the first week, classically with bilious vomiting.

Reference: Strouse, P. J. (2004). Disorders of intestinal rotation and fixation (“malrotation”). Pediatric radiology34(11), 837-851.

Previously published: 25/04/14, 08/04/15

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