Intestinal atresia is a form of congenital bowel obstruction that requires operative repair in the early neonatal period. Duodenal atresia and jejunoileal (JI) atresia are appropriately seen as distinct entities. Both can be suspected with fetal imaging, which can assist with prenatal counseling of families. Duodenal atresia is more commonly associated with comorbidities, whereas JI atresia is more often an isolated finding. Surgical repair is essential and is typically well tolerated. Although it may take time to achieve intestinal function postoperatively, these infants are usually able to tolerate full feeds after resolution of the ileus. Excellent short- and long-term outcomes for isolated duodenal atresia and JI atresia are expected.

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