IDIOPATHIC SPONTANEOUS POSTERIOR GASTRIC PERFORATION IN A PRESCHOOL CHILD---A RARITY

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Vinod Varada Prabhu
Sadanand Prasadi
Sarah Dhanawade

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A three year old female presented in casualty with history of abdominal pain, vomiting abdominaldistension and dyspnoea. The patient was in shock and there was abdominal guarding all over.History was of a very short duration. Abdominal X- ray showed massive gas under diaphragm. Patient wasexplored which revealed a posterior large gastric perforation. The rest of organs showed no obviousabnormality. The biopsy was inconclusive, serum gastrin was normal with no hematological abnormality.The post operative period was uneventful.

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Prabhu VV, Prasadi S, Dhanawade S. IDIOPATHIC SPONTANEOUS POSTERIOR GASTRIC PERFORATION IN A PRESCHOOL CHILD---A RARITY. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2012 Dec. 17 [cited 2022 May 28];27(1). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1389
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Author Biographies

Vinod Varada Prabhu, Bharati medical college,Sangli

Assistant professor surgery,Department of surgery

Sadanand Prasadi, Bharati medical college,Sangli

Assistant professor of surgery

Sarah Dhanawade, Bharati medical college,Sangli

Professor of paediatrics.