An unusual cause of gastric outlet obstruction

Smith, A. M.; Mackey, R.; Walsh, R. M.
July 2006
Gut;Jul2006, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p932
Academic Journal
The article presents the case of a 70-year old female with a four week medical history of epigastric pain, nausea, dyspeptic vomiting, and weight loss. She had undergone a protocolectomy for familial adenomatous polyposis forty years ago and the examination revealed that she was apyrexial, tachycardic, normotensive, and dehydrated. She was initially rehydrated and her stomach was decompressed with a nasogastric tube and then went through a computed tomography scan.


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