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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-57

Acute gastric dilatation secondary to septicaemia in newborn: A rare entity


Yash Diagnostic Center, Yash Hospital and Research Center, Civil Lines, Kanth Road, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh-244 001, India

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Rajul Rastogi
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.48580

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Acute gastric dilatation in a newborn is a rarely encountered clinical entity. Such dilatation without any obstruction is furthermore rare. The authors hereby present a rare case of acute gastric dilatation that developed in a two-days old child who was born premature and was suffering from septicaemia and respiratory distress. The causes and the differential diagnosis of the rare condition are discussed.


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