gastrothorax

gastrothorax

(gas-trō-thōr'aks),
Presence of the stomach in the thorax, resultant from a diaphragmatic hernia.
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In another case, the ICD was inserted below the left diaphragm, the acute gastrothorax following blunt chest trauma having being misdiagnosed as a tension pneumothorax (Table III) (Figs 2 and 3).