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Congenital partial gastric antral obstruction, an elusive cause of abdominal pain and vomiting.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4851155     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The patient with partial gastric antral obstruction due to a diaphragm may present with obstructive symptoms at any age in life. Including the four patients presented, there are now 50 reported cases. Since the diagnosis has been unduly delayed in many adults, it is particularly important that those physicians and surgeons caring for infants and children be aware of this entity. If properly treated in infancy and childhood, many years of suffering and debility can be obviated.
M M Woolley; J L Gwinn; A Mares
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of surgery     Volume:  180     ISSN:  0003-4932     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Surg.     Publication Date:  1974 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1974-11-06     Completed Date:  1974-11-06     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372354     Medline TA:  Ann Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  265-73     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Diaphragm / abnormalities*,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / complications,  radiography
Pain / etiology*
Radiography, Abdominal*
Stomach Volvulus / complications*,  etiology,  radiography,  surgery
Vomiting / etiology*

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