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Non-neoplastic anomalies

Gastric dilation

Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 28 July 2012, last major update July 2012
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● 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

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