Acute gastric volvulus and wandering spleen : A rare association

@inproceedings{Ndour2013AcuteGV,
  title={Acute gastric volvulus and wandering spleen : A rare association},
  author={Oumar Ndour and Makni Wissem and Ndeye Aby Ndoye and Gabriel Ngom},
  year={2013}
}
Gastric volvulus is a rare cause of acute abdomen in pediatric practice. It is defined as the twisting of the stomach around its longitudinal or transverse axis. The symptoms are variable and not specific. It is often associated with a diaphragmatic defect or unfixed stomach. Herein we report a rare observation in a case of an 18 month old infant who… CONTINUE READING