Case Reports in Surgery / 2015 / Article / Fig 4

Case Report

Reversed Intestinal Rotation Presented as Bowel Obstruction in a Pregnant Woman

Figure 4

Illustration of the anatomical situation. The entire colon failed to move anteriorly to superior mesenteric axis during embryonic life. The transverse colon is positioned behind the root of mesentery in a rertroarterial position. The site of obstruction is marked with an arrow.