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October 1975

Congenital Atresia of the Duodenum With Gastric Perforation: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Author Affiliations

From the First Department of Surgery, Osaka City University, Japan.

Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(10):1227-1228. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120470071021

• Gastric perforation associated with duodenal atresia is a very rare condition. We are able to cure an infant with this complicated disease by using a two-stage operation. Of interest is the occurrence of massive subcutaneous emphysema in our patient.

(Am J Dis Child 129:1227-1228, 1975)

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