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Gastric volvulus: a report of four cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8855678     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this communication we report 4 cases of gastric volvulus seen at the Department of Surgery University College Hospital, Ibadan, over a four-year period giving a hospital incidence of one case per year. The often difficult diagnosis and mode of management is presented along with a review of world literature. One of our cases is the fifth case of combined organomesenteroaxial volvulus in a child reported in world literature.
C A Adebamowo; T A Wahab; J K Ladipo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  West African journal of medicine     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0189-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  West Afr J Med     Publication Date:    1996 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-11-12     Completed Date:  1996-11-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301891     Medline TA:  West Afr J Med     Country:  NIGERIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / etiology
Diagnosis, Differential
Middle Aged
Stomach Volvulus* / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery

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