n SA Journal of Radiology - Specialty corner

Volume 9, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6778



Extracted from text ... by Savvas Andronikou Figs 1 and 2 demonstrate the contrast meal in a child with alleged 'bile-stained' vomiting. The second part of the duodenum shows a loop to the right of the spine prior to crossing to the left of the spine, suggesting malrotation. A falsepositive diagnosis was made by the reporting registrar because a normal duodeno-jejunal flexure is expected to be located to the left of the spine, behind the stomach at the level of the duodenal bulb. The above images are consistent with a duodenum inversum or a duodenum reflexum. 1 This subtle variation of normal demonstrates ..

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error