Intestinal Malrotation Foundation
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Intestinal Malrotation Stories

Charlie's Intestinal Malrotation Story

Charlie began experiencing concerning GI symptoms at birth but it took seven weeks to receive a diagnosis of intestinal malrotation and volvulus. Despite surgery Charlie continued to struggle with vomiting and failure to thrive, leading his mom to begin searching for new doctors who could help him.

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Nathan's Intestinal Malrotation Story

As a baby Nathan experienced recurrent vomiting episodes, but his parents were assured he simply had frequent stomach viruses. During one episode Nathan’s temperature dropped and he began passing bloody stools. He was rushed to the hospital but passed away before doctors were able to perform his life saving surgery.

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