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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