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Intestinal rotation

June 13, 2007

This the best animation can possibly find.

http://www.embryology.ch/anglais/sdigestive/flashdigestive/darmdrehung.html

Remember: abnormal rotation results in intestinal malrotation with sypmtoms of obstruction and volvulus(intestinal ischemia due to twisting). Cecum is found in the right upper quadrant, fixed to the second portion of the duodenum.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 5, 2007 2:44 pm

    I was just diagnosed with Intestinal Malrotation at the age of 23 when they were looking for something else. It was really hard for my family to understand what IM was so this graphic has been a really great help to send them.. thanks!

  2. December 5, 2007 4:50 pm

    No problem! By the way intestinal rotation is one the most popular posts on that blog.

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