Colon non tumor
Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 11 May 2013, last major update January 2013
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- Uncommon anomaly most often seen in infants, occasionally in adults, due to improper embryologic rotation of gut
- Also defined as intestinal malrotation as intestinal nonrotation or incomplete rotation around the superior mesenteric artery (eMedicine)
- Symptoms may first occur in women during pregnancy (Obstet Gynecol 1993;81:817)
End of Colon non tumor > Congenital anomalies > Malrotation
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