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Congenital paraesophageal hernia with intrathoracic gastric volvolus in two sisters.
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PMID:  22084782     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital paraesophageal hernia is rare in infants and children. This paper describes our experience with seven infants and children with congenital paraesophageal hernia with emphasis on two sisters who presented with unusually large paraesophageal hernias and herniation of most of the stomach resulting in intrathoracic gastric volvolus. The literature on the subject is also reviewed.
Authors:
Ahmed H Al-Salem
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-04-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  ISRN surgery     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  2090-5793     ISO Abbreviation:  ISRN Surg     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101566866     Medline TA:  ISRN Surg     Country:  Egypt    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  856568     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Maternity and Children Hospital, P.O. Box 61015, Qatif, Dammam 31911, Saudi Arabia.
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