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Neoplastic autovagotomy causing gastric stasis.
  1. W. E. Thomas,
  2. M. S. Fletcher


    Neoplastic autovagotomy causing atonic gastric stasis is extremely rare. Two cases are reported in which marked gastric stasis was complicated by a bezoar and a gastric volvulus respectively. Both cases were associated with a left hilar bronchial carcinoma, and malignant invasion of the vagus nerve may have been the underlying cause.

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