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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 328-330

Type 3B malrotation presented with acute appendicitis as left renal colic


1 Department of Radiology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
2 Department of Radiology, Elmadag State Hospital, Turkey
3 Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Fuat Ozkan
Department of Radiology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, 46050 Yörükselim mah. Hastane cad. No:32, Kahramanmaras
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/1947-2714.98597

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Midgut malrotation is a rare anatomic anomaly that complicates the diagnosis and managemant of acute abdominal pain. It is a congenital anomaly that arises from incomplete rotation or abnormal position of the midgut during embryonic development. We report a case of a patient who have very rare form (Nonrotation of the proximal loop associated with partial rotation of the distal loop) of malrotation with ruptured appendicitis. Left-sided acute appendicitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients with pain with localized in the left lower quadrant.


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