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An intermittently volvulating paraoesophageal hernia mimicking angina pectoris. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9161589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Paraoesophageal hernia is a type of hiatal hernia. The clinical signs are specific, different from those of the axial hernia. The diagnosis is often delayed. Once the diagnosis is made, surgical correction is mandatory. We present a new case of a patient with chest pain episodes who proved to have an intermittently volvulating paraoesophageal hernia.
I Tielliu; P Willemsen; Y Gerard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  97     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:  1997 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-07-14     Completed Date:  1997-07-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  81-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, AZ Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / diagnosis*
Diagnosis, Differential
Hernia, Hiatal / complications*,  surgery
Intestinal Obstruction / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Stomach Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery

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