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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 53-56

Acute gastric volvulus with torsion wandering spleen: A rare surgical emergency


Department of General Surgery, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Jagdish Gupta
Department of General Surgery, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2320-3846.125040

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Gastric volvulus, wandering spleen and eventration of diaphragm share a common pathologic cause of absence or laxity of intraperitoneal ligaments. We hereby present a rare case of a 15-year-old male child with cerebral palsy presenting with organo-axial type of acute gastric volvulus resulting in gangrene of whole of stomach, associated with an infarcted wandering spleen, eventration of the diaphragm and cholelithiasis.


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