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Chirurgia 2016 June;29(3):92-4

Copyright © 2016 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Laparoscopic management of gastric outlet obstruction after corrosive ingestion

Yusuf SEVİM, Tamer ERTAN, Baki TASTAN, Omer TOPUZ, Raziye SAHİN, Mustafa KARAAGAC

Department of General Surgery, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey


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Corrosive substance ingestion may cause gastric outlet obstruction due to the fibrotic resolution of the acute inflammatory process. Surgical management is required for most of the cases with caustic injury induced gastric outlet obstruction. We here report a 23-year-old female patient with gastric outlet obstruction after suicide attempt with corrosive substance ingestion who was treated laparoscopically.

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