Malrotation syndrome.

in health •  21 days ago

The intestine normally rotate in certain fashion during the fetal period ( the time in the womb)

However, in malrotation syndrome; the rotation is either incomplete or awkward fashion.

The baby usually present with features to suggest intestinal blockade.

This include: vomiting, repeated constipation, distended belly.

Based on the degree of the malrotation.
The baby can present early or at later age.

A few people may be asymptomatic. That means it doesn't cause any symptoms .

The treatment usually involves surgery .

The cause is unknown.
There is no known prevention strategy .

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