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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2014, Article ID 758032, 3 pages
Case Report

Midgut Malrotation Causing Intermittent Intestinal Obstruction in a Young Adult

General Surgery Department, Bezmialem Vakif University School of Medicine, Vatan Street, Fatih, 34093 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 10 April 2014; Accepted 30 April 2014; Published 20 May 2014

Academic Editor: Akihiro Cho

Copyright © 2014 Huseyin Kazim Bektasoglu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Midgut malrotation is a congenital anomaly of intestinal rotation and fixation that is generally seen in neonatal population. Adult cases are rarely reported. Early diagnosis is crucial to avoid life threatening complications. Here, we present an adulthood case of midgut volvulus as a rare cause of acute abdomen.