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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-46

Acute gastric volvulus secondary to eventration of the diaphragm in a child


1 Departments of Pediatric Surgery, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
2 Departments of General Surgery, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
3 Departments of Pediatrics, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

Correspondence Address:
A K Singal
Department of Paediatric Surgery, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu - 641 004
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.24639

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We report an 18-month-old boy who presented with acute organoaxial volvulus of stomach secondary to eventration of diaphragm. Clinically, the child exhibited classical triad of epigastric distension, unproductive retching and inability to pass a nasogastric tube. Successful operative management is presented and relevant literature is discussed.






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