Gastric Disorders

Pavan Brahmamdam, Hale E. Wills, M.D., M.S., FACS, FAAP, Nicholas E Bruns, M.D., Anthony DeRoss
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The stomach is one of the most resilient organs in the gastrointestinal tract. While gastric pathology is much less common in children than adults, the stomach can be a site of acute obstruction or perforation requiring emergent surgery at any point in childhood. This section will discuss the variety of surgical conditions that a pediatric surgeon may encounter during routine practice.

see also Peptic Ulcer Disease, Gastroparesis, Spontaneous Gastric Perforationand Gastric Tumors

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Last updated: April 26, 2017