World J Clin Cases 2021 Aug;9(24):7261-7268
Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, National Children's Medical Center, Shanghai 201102, China.
Background: Alimentary tract duplication is a rare congenital disease that may occur in any part of the alimentary tract, whereas thoracoabdominal duplications only account for approximately 2% of all alimentary tract duplication cases. Many symptoms, including abdominal pain, abdominal distension, vomiting, gastrointestinal bleeding, chest discomfort, chest pain, and shortness of breath, may be present in patients with abdominal or thoracic duplication.
Case Summary: A 10-mo-old infant, with a free previous medical history, was admitted to our hospital with melena three times in 6 d. Read More