Congenital Jejunal Membranous Stenosis in a 2-year-old Girl

Yeon Jun Jeong


Congenital jejunal stenosis due to a perforated membrane is an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction, but is usually encountered during the neonatal period or during early infancy. However, in rare cases this condition can persist during childhood or adulthood when it is more likely to create diagnostic difficulties. The authors present the case of a 2-year-old girl in whom a diagnosis of jejunal membranous stenosis was suggested by computed tomography and upper gastrointestinal contrast studies.

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