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an abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent

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The paediatric specialists diagnosed annular pancreas (malformation of a ring of tissue that surrounds the second part of the duodenum) with duodenal atresia (underdevelopment of the first part of the duodenum).
The dad of three had been at the home of his former partner Dee Harvey visiting Emily, who had been in hospital for the first few months of her life receiving treatment for duodenal atresia, a condition which means the first part of her small bowel had not developed properly.
An x-ray should be ordered and the surgeon called, since this infant has a likely diagnosis of duodenal atresia, a congenital malformation that may be detected upon initiation of feeding in the first hours of life.
1,2) There are less than 20 patients reported in the literature who were born with duodenal atresia in the setting of situs inversus.
At 27 weeks, ultrasonography indicated that both twins were growing normally, although twin B had duodenal atresia and polyhydramnios.
Lucy was born nine weeks ago with a potentially life-threatening condition, duodenal atresia, which meant her bowel had not developed properly.
These findings include any extracardiac malformation, the presence of fetal hydrops, omphalocele, diaphragmatic hernia, duodenal atresia, nuchal edema, single umbilical artery tracheoesophageal fistula, and cystic hygroma.