Published: 2019-09-26

Gastric rupture following blunt abdominal trauma: a case report

Kritika Tiwari, Anuja Athale, Siddhartha K.


Gastric perforations following blunt abdominal trauma are rare, accounting for <2% of all blunt abdominal injuries. This is usually associated with other solid visceral injuries. Isolated blunt gastric ruptures are very rare. Severity of injury, timing of presentation and presentation following last meal as well as concomitant injuries are important prognostic factors. We present a patient with gastric perforation following road traffic accident.


Gastric rupture, Blunt abdomen, Gastric perforation, Isolated gastric rupture, Road traffic accident, Hollow viscus injury

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