Flashcards in Gi Tract Deck (8):
Where is the gut formed from?
Vitelline duct/ endoderm
What is stenosis?
Pharynx or oesophagus not fully broken down during recanalisation
Describe the problems that can occur with the oesophagus
Atresia- gap in tube
Fistula- joining of tube
Describe how the pancreas is formed
2 bits dorsal and ventral, ventral part is called the uncinate process
Both have diff blood supplies
State the 3 problems with midgut rotation
1- mixed rotation, strangulation
3-reversed rotation, si goes in front of li
What is omphalocoele?
Gut in sac outside body, umbilical area
What is gastrochisis?
No sac, gut spills out