Trisomy 21

  • Etiology: congenital
  • Complications:
    — Moya Moya syndrome
    — O-C1, C1-C2 instability
    — Peripheral lung cysts
    — AV canal, ASD, VSD
    — Duodenal atresia
    — Annular pancreas
    — Hirschprung disease
    — Trident hands

Radiology Cases of Trisomy 21

AXR and UGI of duodenal stenosis
AXR (above) shows the tip of the nasogastric tube within a very dilated duodenal bulb. There is extensive distal bowel gas. Spot image from an upper GI (below) shows a fixed area of narrowing between the first and second portions of the duodenum through which contrast passed slowly.