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An unusual cause of vomiting: chronic gastric volvulus due to old diaphragmatic defect

Journal: International Surgery Journal (Vol.1, No. 3)

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Page : 158-160

Keywords : Chronic gastric volvulus; Diaphragmatic hernia; Borchardt's triad; Vomiting; Organoaxial gastric volvulus; Anterior gastropexy;

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We here in report a very unusual case of a 40-year-old female lady who presented with the sole symptom of recurrent vomiting for the last 4 months. She was diagnosed to be a case of organoaxial gastric volvulus through a old diaphragmatic defect. She was successfully treated with anterior gastropexy and on 3 months follow-up she continues to be in a good state of health.

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