Congenital gut malrotation (malrotation) refers to a spectrum of congenital abnormalities (of placement/fixation) of the midgut (i.e. bowel) in the peritoneal cavity.
WHAT CAUSES IT?
Error during gut development are responsible for this condition.
WHY IS IT A PROBLEM?
Malrotation increases the chance of midgut volvulus which can lead to small bowel obstruction.
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
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