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- Incidence ~1:5000 live births/year; much more common in males (4:1); degree of genetic inheritability (increased risk if sibling is affected)
- Characterised by the absence of ganglion cells in the distal bowel, usually beginning at the internal sphincter and extending proximally… 188 more words
- Intestinal malrotation occurs because of failure of the normal sequence of rotation and fixation of the bowel. Duodenal obstruction can occur due to external compression from bands leading from the caecum to the lateral abdominal wall (Ladd’s bands) or from small bowel volvulus … 145 more words