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9 Possible Causes for Tortuous Duodenum

  • Omental Volvulus

    This tortuous aspect is sometimes referred as the “whirlpool sign” The contrast examination shows an abnormal tortuous aspect of the duodenum with total distal obstruction[sonoworld.com] The mesenteric vessels also show a tortuous or spiralizing aspect.[sonoworld.com]

  • Cutis Laxa

    Symptoms include emphysema ; diverticula in the esophagus, duodenum, and bladder; lax and dislocated joints; tortuous arteries; hernias; lysyl oxidase deficiencies; and retarded[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Recessive

    Symptoms include emphysema; diverticula in the esophagus, duodenum, and bladder; lax and dislocated joints; tortuous arteries; hernias; lysyl oxidase deficiencies; and retarded[dxline.info]

  • Pancreas Divisum

    An extensive and tortuous accessory pancreatic duct was observed ( Figure 4 ).[scielo.br] Frozen-section biopsy revealed a hyperplastic polyp; however, histopathologic exam in paraffin showed a carcinoid tumor of the duodenum.[scielo.br]

  • Apple Peel Small Intestinal Atresia

    The duodenum was massively dilated and tortuous and had a length of approximately 7-8 cm [Figure 2]. The jejunum was blind ending and had a length of about 2-3 cm.[jcnonweb.com] Figure 2: Operative photograph showing massively dilated, tortuous duodenum and atretic jejuno-ileum Click here to view To preserve the small bowel length as much as possible[jcnonweb.com]

  • Odonto Tricho Ungual Digito Palmar Syndrome

    duodenum (rare) GENITOURINARY: [Kidneys]; Horseshoe kidney; Hydronephrosis SKELETAL: [Skull]; Large fontanels; Widely split sagittal sutures; Overriding lambdoid sutures;[findzebra.com] RESPIRATORY: [Airways]; Airway abnormalities CHEST: [Ribs, sternum, clavicles, and scapulae]; Pectus excavatum, mild (rare); Short sternum (rare) ABDOMEN: [Gastrointestinal]; Tortuous[findzebra.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Cutis Laxa Type 1B

    Symptoms include emphysema ; diverticula in the esophagus, duodenum, and bladder; lax and dislocated joints; tortuous arteries; hernias; lysyl oxidase deficiencies; and retarded[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Symptoms include emphysema; diverticula in the esophagus, /duodenum, and bladder; lax and dislocated joints; tortuous arteries; hernias; lysyl oxidase deficiencies; and retarded[jemds.com]

  • Cutis Laxa-Marfanoid Syndrome

    Symptoms include emphysema ; diverticula in the esophagus, duodenum, and bladder; lax and dislocated joints; tortuous arteries; hernias; lysyl oxidase deficiencies; and retarded[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Acquired Cutis Laxa

    Symptoms include emphysema; diverticula in the esophagus, duodenum, and bladder; lax and dislocated joints; tortuous arteries; hernias; lysyl oxidase deficiencies; and retarded[dxline.info]

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