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Malrotation of the Bowel

View full-sized image Illustration of malrotation of the bowel in which the cecum is not positioned correctly.
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Black and white illustration of malrotation of the bowel in which the cecum is not positioned correctly.

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Illustration of malrotation of the bowel in which the cecum is not positioned correctly.

Caption

In malrotation, the cecum is not positioned correctly. The tissue that normally holds it in place may cross over and block part of the small bowel.

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