publication . Article . 2012

Diaphragmatic eventration complicated by gastric volvulus with perforation

V Gupta; P Gupta; A Chandra;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2012
  • Publisher: Association of Surgeons of South Africa
Abstract
Eventration of the diaphragm with gastric volvulus is uncommon. Gastric perforation in these cases is rare and usually associated with acute gastric volvulus with strangulation. We describe a case of diaphragmatic eventration with chronic gastric volvulus with gastric perforation without strangulation in an elderly man.
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: digestive system diseasesdigestive, oral, and skin physiologyparasitic diseasesskin and connective tissue diseasesintegumentary system
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