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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79-81

Acute spontaneous gastric perforation in neonates: A report of three cases


1 Department of Surgery, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Deemed University, Karad, India
2 Department of Resident Surgery, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Deemed University, Karad, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashok Y Kshirsagar
Department of Surgery, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Deemed University, Malkapur, Karad - 415 110, Dist. Satara, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.78935

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Gastric perforation in neonates is a rare, serious and life-threatening problem. The precise aetiology is obscure in most cases. By virtue of its high mortality rate, it requires prompt recognition and surgical intervention. We report three cases of neonatal gastric perforation managed by early resuscitation and primary repair.


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