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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 46-7

Gastric volvulus in childhood.


Department of Paediatric Surgery, L.T.M.G. Hospital & Medical College, Sion, Mumbai.

Correspondence Address:
T P Karande
Department of Paediatric Surgery, L.T.M.G. Hospital & Medical College, Sion, Mumbai.

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Gastric volvulus is an uncommon condition more so in the paediatric age group. The cause of gastric volvulus may be idiopathic or secondary to various congenital or acquired conditions. In this short series of three patients, one had volvulus which was due to ligamentous laxity and mobile spleen, second had congenital postero-lateral diaphragmatic defect and the third had hiatus hernia.






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