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A Journal on Surgery

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Minerva Chirurgica 2008 October;63(5):425-7

    CASE REPORTS

Delayed presentation of diaphragmatic rupture as intra-thoracic gastric volvulus

Rafi M., Marudanayagam R., Moorthy K., Yoong K.

Department of General Surgery Russells Hall Hospital Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Dudley West Midlands, UK

Diaphragmatic injuries are quite rare and result from either blunt or penetrating trauma. They are not always recognized at the time of injury and there is often a delay between the trauma and the diagnosis The diagnosis is confirmed by chest X-ray, USG, CT Scan and barium studies This case report discusses the delayed presentation of diaphragmatic rupture as an intrathoracic gastric volvulus observed in a 36-year-old man.

language: English


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