Disease Information for Gastric volvulus

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Low Blood Pressure
Abdominal bloating
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal distension/protrusion/sign
Abdominal Distention
Abdominal Pain
Acute surgical abdomen
Epigastric Pain
Epigastric pain/unrelieved by antacid
Gastric symptoms/signs
Guarding/abdominal sign
Increased abdominal girth/Potbelly
Nausea
Protruberant Abdomen
Succussion Splash Sign
Tender epigastric area/Tenderness
Tympanic note/abdominal percussion
Upper Abdominal Pain
Vomiting
Acutely ill patient/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Abdominal film abnormalities/ABD/KUB
Xray/Gasless abdomen/Abd
Xray/Gastric air shadow/retention/Abd
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Gastric retention
UGI/Stomach dilated atonic
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Gastric volvulus
Hypotension
Volvulus
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
CLASS/Stomach disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Laparotomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

Twisting of the stomach that may result in obstruction and impairment of the blood supply to the organ. It can occur in paraesophageal hernia and occasionally in eventration of the diaphragm. (Stedman, 25th ed)

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