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Gastric Gangrene - A Unusual Case in Young Girl Causing Stomach Perforation

Amit Ilamkar, Iris Cardoz, Ranjeet Kamble

Abstract: Gangrene of the stomach is a rare and a catastrophic occurrence as stomach is a highly vascularised organ. We present here a case of gastric gangrene in a 25 year female lady presenting with acute tender and guarded abdomen. Exploratory laparotomy with resection of gangrenous stomach(proximal gastrectomy) with esophago-gastric anastomosis followed by pyloroplasty and feeding jejunostomy. Patient is critically unstable and required ventilatory and ionotropic support post operatively.

Keywords: gastric gangrene

Country: India, Subject Area: Medical Surgical

Pages: 779 - 781

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019

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Amit Ilamkar, Iris Cardoz, Ranjeet Kamble, "Gastric Gangrene - A Unusual Case in Young Girl Causing Stomach Perforation", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i7/show_abstract.php?id=ART20199616, Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019, 779 - 781

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