LETTER TO THE EDITOR. Ladd procedure for adult intestinal malrotation: case report. Paulo Gustavo Kotze; Juliana Ferreira Martins; Juliana Gonçalves Rocha; .
Malrotation of the gut is a common paediatric condition that usually presents in the first month of life. However, presentation in adults is rare.
Clinical manifestations of malrotation and results of Ladd's procedure have been described in adults, but laparoscopic treatment remains to be established as.
Because of its rarity, the diagnosis of intestinal malrotation in adult patients is often delayed and therefore associated with increased morbidity.