What is gastrointestinal perforation?
Also known as: perforated bowel, perforated intestine, perforated stomach, perforated esophagus
If a hole forms in one of the organs of the digestive system, such as the stomach, esophagus or intestines, this is known as a gastrointestinal perforation. The cause can range from a medical condition to an injury.
Reviewed by: Shifra Koyfman, MD
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