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What is Gastropotosis?

Description of the disease

Gastropotosis is a condition in which the stomach descends or drops below its normal position in the abdominal cavity.


Gastropotosis is classified as congenital or acquired. Congenital gastropotosis arises due to developmental anomalies, while acquired gastropotosis can be caused by various factors such as trauma or childbirth.


  • Abdominal pain
  • Feeling of heaviness or pressure in the stomach
  • Heartburn
  • Increased secretion of gastric juice


The causes of gastropotosis can be diverse, including weakness of the muscles and ligaments of the abdominal cavity, trauma, childbirth, metabolic disorders, etc.


Diagnosis of gastropotosis includes physical examination, ultrasound examination, and X-ray of the stomach.


Treatment of gastropotosis may include conservative methods (physical exercises, wearing bandages) or surgical intervention.


Prevention of gastropotosis includes maintaining a healthy lifestyle, strengthening the muscles of the abdominal wall, preventing injuries, etc.


The doctor specializing in the treatment of gastropotosis is a gastroenterologist.

Note: This material is provided for informational purposes only and is not medical advice.