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Recurrent gastric outlet obstruction due to an inguinal hernia.
  1. V. Naraynsingh,
  2. K. Sieunarine,
  3. G. C. Raju
  1. Department of Surgery, Port-of-Spain General Hospital, Trinidad, West Indies.


    Although gastric strangulation in an inguinal hernia has been reported on three previous occasions, recurrent gastric outlet obstruction due to this hernia has not been previously documented. Prolonged traction on the distal stomach by omentum and transverse colon can draw the antrum and pylorus into the hernia and produce gastric outlet obstruction.

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