Gastric volvulus (GV) and wandering spleen (WS) associated with eventration of diaphragm share a common pathological cause of absence or laxity of intraperitoneal ligaments. We herein report a rare case of a 13-year-old child presenting with an acute GV, WS, diaphragmatic eventration and an ectopic ascended kidney managed with a laparoscopic approach.
- paediatric surgery
- congenital disorders
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Contributors RK and TL contributed towards literature search, data collection and drafting of the article, while JS and PA contributed towards important content writing and final editing of the article.
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