Intestinal Malrotation and Volvulus

  • Luisa Ferrero
  • François Becmeur
  • Olivier Reinberg


Intestinal malrotation is a common name for a large variety of abnormalities of intestinal rotations and attachments that occur during fetal development.


Malrotation Midgut Volvulus Whirlpool sign Ladd’s bands Bowel obstruction Short bowel Prenatal diagnosis Embryology Organogenesis Fetal bowel 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luisa Ferrero
    • 1
  • François Becmeur
    • 2
  • Olivier Reinberg
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryRegina Margherita Children’s HospitalTurinItaly
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgeryUniversity HospitalsStrasbourgFrance
  3. 3.Department of Pediatric SurgeryLausanneSwitzerland

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