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title:A Case Report of Cell Phone Blast Injury Causing Gastric Perforation

Author:V Suryanarayana Reddy, P Ramalingam, C Ashrith Reddy, Vimal Kumar K

Keywords:Blast injury, Cell phone, Gastric perforation

Type:Case report

Abstract:A 13 year old boy met with mobile phone blast injury presented with pain abdomen and multiple injuries over ab-domen and chest with sutured laceration. On examination signs of peritonitis were present. Radiological investigations showed air under diaphragm. On Emergency exploratory laprotomy, perforation of around 1cm is found at the antrum of stomach on its greater curvature. Closure of the perforation was done. Patient recovered well.

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