Tension gastrothorax: a life-threatening cause of acute abdominal pain

CMAJ. 2009 Apr 28;180(9):983. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.081094.
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Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abdominal Pain / diagnostic imaging
  • Abdominal Pain / etiology*
  • Abdominal Pain / surgery
  • Acute Disease
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Heart Arrest / etiology
  • Hernia, Diaphragmatic, Traumatic / complications*
  • Hernia, Diaphragmatic, Traumatic / diagnostic imaging
  • Hernia, Diaphragmatic, Traumatic / surgery
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pneumothorax / diagnostic imaging
  • Pneumothorax / etiology*
  • Pneumothorax / surgery
  • Radiography
  • Rupture
  • Thoracotomy