neonatal bilious vomiting

Neonatal bilious vomiting has a relatively narrow differential - those conditions that cause intestinal obstruction, but do so distal to the ampulla of Vater.  As such, the list includes:

The cause of  bilious vomiting in a neonate is malrotation with midgut volvulus until proven otherwise.

The first imaging of choice is a neonatal abdominal radiograph, followed by a neonatal upper GI contrast study looking for the position of the D-J flexure the level of obstruction.

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