Organo-axial gastric volvulus

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Colon cancer - staging.

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Female


Biventricular cardiac pacemaker noted. There is a large hiatus hernia with the whole stomach lying within the thoracic cavity. 

Case Discussion

Organo-axial gastric volvulus is the more common gastric volvulus with the stomach rotated along its long axis. 

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Case information

rID: 27941
Case created: 27th Feb 2014
Last edited: 13th Mar 2016
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