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Classification and external resources
Specialty gastroenterology
ICD-10 K31.8
ICD-9-CM 537.5

In medicine, gastroptosis is the abnormal downward displacement of the stomach. It is not a life-threatening condition. The condition frequently causes digestive symptoms and constipation, and is much more prominent in women than men.[1]

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  1. ^ Gould, George Milbry (1899). The Philadelphia Monthly Medical Journal. Philadelphia Medical Publishing Company. p. 150. Retrieved 13 November 2017.