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Recurrent gastric outlet obstruction due to an inguinal hernia.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Postgraduate medical journal
Publication Date
Volume
63
Issue
744
Pages
905–906
Identifiers
PMID: 3447119
Source
Medline

Abstract

Although gastric strangulation in an inguinal hernia has been reported on three previous occasions, recurrent gastric outlet obstruction due to this hernia has not been previously documented. Prolonged traction on the distal stomach by omentum and transverse colon can draw the antrum and pylorus into the hernia and produce gastric outlet obstruction.

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