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Rare disease
A case report of hepatic and renal dysfunction complicating midgut malrotation in an adult
  1. Ahmad Al Samaraee1,
  2. Alixe H M Kilgour2,
  3. Ian A Goulbourne3,
  4. Rita Robson4,
  5. Mumtaz Hayat2
  1. 1
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, General Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Gateshead NE9 6SX, UK
  2. 2
    North Tyneside General Hospital, Gastroenterology, Rake Lane, North Shields NE29 8NH, UK
  3. 3
    North Tyneside General Hospital, General Surgery, Rake Lane, North Shields NE29 8NH, UK
  4. 4
    North Tyneside General Hospital, Radiology, Rake Lane, North Shields NE29 8NH, UK
  1. Ahmad Al Samaraee, ahmadas{at}


A 39-year-old man had an unusual presentation of jaundice and acute renal dysfunction complicating midgut malrotation. Diagnosis by computed tomography scan enabled prompt surgery and functional correction of the malrotation, with a full return to normal life.

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