Tip 208: duodenal atresia 2

Duodenal atresia occurs in 1 per 5,000 – 10,000 live births, involving male infants more commonly than female infants. Down syndrome occurs in ~25%; congenital heart disease occurs in ~20%.

Reference: Kimura, K. (2000). Bilious Vomiting in the Newborn: Rapid Diagnosis of Intestinal Obstruction. Am Fam Physician; 61(9): 2791-2798.

Previously published: 07/01/15

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