Congenital duodenal obstruction: causes and imaging approach.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Bilious emesis is a common cause for evaluation in pediatric radiology departments. There are several causes of congenital duodenal obstruction, most of which require elective surgical correction, but the potential of malrotation with midgut volvulus demands prompt imaging evaluation. We review the various causes of congenital duodenal obstruction with an emphasis on the approach to imaging evaluation and diagnosis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Brinkley, MF; Tracy, ET; Maxfield, CM

Published Date

  • July 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 46 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1084 - 1095

PubMed ID

  • 27324508

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1432-1998

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00247-016-3603-1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany