Neonatal gastric volvulus

AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
J B Campbell

Abstract

Three infants with acute gastric volvulus occurring during the first week of life are presented, bringing the total number of cases reported in the neonatal period to nine. Abdominal radiographs and constrast studies of the upper gastrointestinal tract were nearly identical in all three infants and showed a characteristic pattern that allowed unequivocal preoperative diagnosis. It is essential that the radiologist recognize the radiographic features of acute gastric volvulus, since prompt operative intervention is mandatory to prevent late complications, which include gastric perforation and death.

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Related Concepts

Acute Disease
Infant Overnutrition
Neonatal Disorder
Stomach Rupture
Stomach Volvulus

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