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Whirlpool sign on ultrasound imaging in a preterm infant with suspected malrotation volvulus
  1. Hannah Watts1,
  2. Rachael Harrison2,
  3. Kate Graham-Evans1
  1. 1 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
  2. 2 Department of Radiology, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hannah Watts, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK; Hannah.watts{at}porthosp.nhs.uk

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A twin infant was born at 23+5 weeks’ gestation by vaginal delivery after spontaneous onset of labour. He required inflation breaths and was intubated at 4 min of age. He was admitted to neonatal intensive care unit and received artificial ventilation but was otherwise haemodynamically stable. Birth weight was 0.593 kg.

On day 3 of life, maternal breast milk feeds were commenced …

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  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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