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Gastric volvulus and associated gastro-oesophageal reflux.
  1. M Samuel,
  2. D M Burge,
  3. D M Griffiths
  1. Wessex Regional Centre for Paediatric Surgery, Southampton General Hospital.


    Between 1984 and 1994, 10 neurologically normal children between 2 and 24 months were diagnosed as having gastric volvulus with associated gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR). The common features at presentation were episodic colicky abdominal pain, non-bilious vomiting, upper abdominal distension, haematemesis, and failure to thrive. Anterior gastropexy and conservative management of GOR was curative.

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