Saudi Surgical Journal

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

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


Jagdish Gupta, Navneet Sharma, Bhavesh Devkaran, Arun Gupta 
 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

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.


How to cite this article:
Gupta J, Sharma N, Devkaran B, Gupta A. Acute gastric volvulus with torsion wandering spleen: A rare surgical emergency.Saudi Surg J 2013;1:53-56


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Gupta J, Sharma N, Devkaran B, Gupta A. Acute gastric volvulus with torsion wandering spleen: A rare surgical emergency. Saudi Surg J [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 Mar 1 ];1:53-56
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