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Jejunal-Ileal Atresia

Jejunal-ileal atresia is a segmental atresia of the jejunum or the ileum. It is associated with malrotation and volvulus (25%) and cystic fibrosis (10%). Patients present within the first days of life with vomiting or a distended abdomen.



Multiple distended loops of bowel.


Barium enema demonstrates unused microcolon in a patient with distal ileal atresia.





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