Non-neoplastic anomalies
Gastric dilation

Authors: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 22 November 2016, last major update July 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gastric dilation. website. Accessed March 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Due to gastric outlet obstruction or paralytic ileus
  • Stomach may contain 10 L of fluid, rarely ruptures
  • Newborns rarely have spontaneously perforation due to trauma of labor and delivery, older patients from severe vomiting, CPR