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Jejunal Atresia

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Synonyms of Jejunal Atresia

  • Apple Peel Syndrome
  • Christmas Tree Syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Jejunal Atresia is a rare genetic disorder. Patients with this disorder are born with a partial absence of the fold of the stomach membrane that connects the small intestine to the back wall of the abdomen. As a result, one of the three portions of the small intestine (the jejunal) twists around one of the arteries of the colon called the marginal artery and causes a blockage (atresia). Symptoms in individuals with this disorder include vomiting, a swollen abdomen, and constipation.

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