From Big Medical Encyclopedia

LADDA SYNDROME (W. E. Ladd, English surgeon, sort. in 1880) — the anomaly of development which is shown symptoms of inborn high intestinal impassability. Arises in the embryonal period as a result of a combination of torsion of an average gut to a prelum of a duodenum of a tyazhama of a peritoneum, fixing atypically located caecum — see. Impassability of intestines .