Delayed presentation of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with intrathoracic gastric volvulus


KARABULUT R., TÜRKYILMAZ Z., SÖNMEZ K., Karakus S. C., Basaklar A. C.

WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.5, no.3, pp.226-228, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12519-009-0043-0
  • Journal Name: WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.226-228
  • Keywords: congenital diaphragmatic hernia, gastric volvulus, wandering spleen, CHILDHOOD, CT
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. Gastric volvulus (GV) occurs when the stomach abnormally rotates around one of its axes and is a rare upper gastrointestinal obstruction. We present an unusual case of intrathoracic GV associated with delayed manifestation of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.