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Laparoscopic management of gastric volvulus, diaphragmatic eventration and wandering spleen in a child
  1. Riya Kataria1,
  2. Jegadeesh Sundaram2,
  3. Prakash Agarwal2 and
  4. Tusharindra Lal1
  1. 1Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  2. 2Paediatric Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  1. Correspondence to Riya Kataria; riyakataria08{at}gmail.com

Abstract

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.

  • paediatrics
  • radiology
  • paediatric surgery
  • ultrasonography
  • 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.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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