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Laparoscopic management of gastric volvulus, diaphragmatic eventration and wandering spleen in a child

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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