Malrotation of the gut manifested during pregnancy.
Department of Surgery, Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, India., India
The diagnosis of intestinal obstruction during pregnancy poses problems, as vomiting which is an important symptom of the obstruction can be attributed to hyperemesis of pregnancy and radiological investigation are avoided during this period. A case of intestinal obstruction due to volvulus resulting from congenital malrotation of the gut is reported here. The patient first presented during pregnancy. The case emphasises the need for thorough investigations in a case of persistent vomiting in pregnancy.
J V Hardikar
Department of Surgery, Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, India.
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Hardikar J V. Malrotation of the gut manifested during pregnancy. J Postgrad Med 2000;46:106-7
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Hardikar J V. Malrotation of the gut manifested during pregnancy. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 2000 [cited 2023 Sep 27 ];46:106-7
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