Definitions

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  • noun medicine An anomaly of rotation; aberrant movement of parts in a rotating fashion.

Etymologies

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mal- +‎ rotation

Examples

  • Green, too, had been born with the condition, called malrotation, though it wasn't diagnosed till she was 14.

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  • LOCKETT: He has malrotation, meaning he can eat, but -- he can eat, but his body won ` t absorb the fats that it needs, so it doesn ` t have the enzymes that it needs.

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2010

  • View larger image »Fetuses with omphalocele are at an increased risk for other birth defects, such as cardiac or neural tube defects, intestinal malrotation and anomalies involving the urinary system.

    Omphalocele

  • A patient came in with a lateral malrotation of the right leg and severe swelling of the ankle.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • A patient came in with a lateral malrotation of the right leg and severe swelling of the ankle.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • Gastrointesintal problems, especially: mild to severe constipation intestinal malrotation (twisting)

    heart defects; feeding, GI, immune system and growth problems

  • Other, less common, problems include: bony abnormalities — such as extra fingers, extra ribs, a missing forearm bone and spine problems that sometime leads to spine curvature (scoliosis) spina bifida juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or other autoimmune disorders, such as ideopathic thrombocytopenia, vitiligo and Graves disease eye problems, such as colobomas premature fusion of the "soft spots" (fontanels) — called craniosynstosis emotional or psychological problems intestinal malrotation diaphragmatic hernia

    Treating Chromosome 22q Deletion

  • The pre-operative CT only showed malrotation of the large bowel and did not correlate with the intra-operative findings.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • The pre-operative CT only showed malrotation of the large bowel and did not correlate with the intra-operative findings.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • The pre-operative CT only showed malrotation of the large bowel and did not correlate with the intra-operative findings.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

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