A case of 'an upside down stomach'
Summary of "A case of 'an upside down stomach'"
Neonatal paraesophageal hernia with intrathoracic gastric volvulus is very rare in the newborn period. We report a case of a 2-day-old term neonate who presented with an antenatal diagnosis of paraesophageal hernia. We discuss the diagnosis and management with classical radiological features including an antenatal diagnosis of this extremely rare surgical cause of neonatal nonbilious emesis.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Advanced Pediatric Center, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Sector 12, Chandigarh, 160012, India.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21153852
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10029-010-0763-z
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A condition where the stomach wall becomes thickened, rubbery and loses its ability to distend. The stomach assumes a "leather bottle" shape. It is most often seen in adenocarcinoma of the stomach. The term is often used synonymously with diffuse adenocarcinoma of the stomach.
Pathological processes involving the STOMACH.
Saccular, outward protrusion of all or a portion of the wall of the STOMACH.
Tumors or cancer of the STOMACH.
A pathological condition characterized by the presence of a number of GASTRIC DIVERTICULA in the STOMACH.