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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 ..


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