Chronic Gastric Chronic Gastric Volvulus Caused by Epigastric Hernia

Chronic Gastric Volvulus Caused by Epigastric Hernia

  • IMJ Iraqi Medical Journal
Keywords: gastric, volvulus

Abstract

Abstract
 
Background: Gastric volvulus is a twisting of the stomach on itself more than 180 degree, which is either
an organo-axial or mesentero-axial volvulus. 
 
Case report: This case report presents a rare and probably the first reported  chronic secondary organo-axial
gastric volvulus caused by a large epigastric hernia.
 
 Conclusion: Gastric volvulus is worth to be added to the index of differential diagnosis in the presentation
of chronic gastric symptoms of epigastric hernia.

 
Keywords: gastric volvulus, epigastric hernia, gastropexy.

Published
2017-12-13
Section
Articles

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