Triads, pentads and classic presentations (part 10)

So the “Triads, pentands and classic presentations” series has reached its 10th post! Just when you thought all the good ones were already posted here, here is another one!

Borchadt’s triad for gastric volvulus:

1) severe epigastric pain

2) retching without vomiting

3) inability to pass a nasogastric tube

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Have a great week! Good luck to those writing their pre-holiday university exams.

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