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Midgut Volvulus - Introduction
A midgut volvulus is a twisting of the small intestine around its vascular pedicle due to malrotation. The abnormal positioning of the duodenojejunal and ileocecal junctions results in a shortening of the normally broad based mesenteric attachment.
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