Acute gastric perforation after acid ingestion

Gün F., Abbasoǧlu L. , Çelik A.

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, vol.35, no.3, pp.360-362, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00005176-200209000-00023
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Page Numbers: pp.360-362
  • Keywords: Acid ingestion, Gastrectomy, Gastric perforation


Gastric outlet obstruction is a common late result after acid ingestion; early complications, such as gastric necrosis or perforations are unusual. This is a report of a patient with the history of strong acid ingestion who underwent total gastrectomy due to perforation and extensive necrosis of the stomach. © 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.