Clinical Medical

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510119

Midgut Volvulus: The Whirlpool and Corkscrew Signs

Jessica Kris and Monica Epelman

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: Image Article

An 8-week-old male was referred to the emergency room from his primary care physician, with bile-tinged vomiting since birth increasing in frequency over the past 2 days. He was born at 39 weeks via spontaneous vaginal delivery, and has been otherwise a healthy child. His examination was rather unremarkable; his vitals were stable, he was mildly dehydrated, but alert, and had a soft, non-tender, non-distended abdomen with normal bowel sounds. The clinical concern was for pyloric stenosis, so an ...

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