PMID: 2604423Nov 1, 1989Paper

Intestinal obstruction caused by malrotation of the gut in atrial isomerism

Archives of Disease in Childhood
M R SharlandD P Drake


Five children with atrial isomerism developed intestinal obstruction caused by malrotation of the gut. Other than asplenia, the extracardiac anomalies in these syndromes are rarely regarded as important as the outcome after intestinal surgery is poor. As cardiac treatment improves, early investigation and intervention for intestinal symptoms becomes more important.


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