Borchardt's triad (gastric volvulus)

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Yusra Sheikh et al.

Borchardt's triad comprises of the classic three symptoms diagnostic of gastric volvulus 1:

  • severe sudden epigastric pain
  • intractable retching without vomiting
  • inability to pass a nasogastric tube
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rID: 71988
Tag: refs
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