Duodenal Web

  • Etiology: congenital
  • AXR: air fluid levels in stomach and duodenal bulb with distal bowel gas
  • UGI: incomplete duodenal obstruction by intraluminal diaphragm causing a windsock deformity
  • Clinical: less severe form of duodenal atresia which often results in a delayed diagnosis but still requires surgical correction

Cases of Duodenal Web

UGI of duodenal web
Image from an upper GI exam shows a wind-sock deformity at the junction of the second and third portions of the duodenum.