Can you eat so much that your stomach actually bursts?

There are case reports where patients have ruptured their own stomach from overeating.  Some patients have even died when this has happened.  In 1985, a medical journal reported the death of a 23-year-old fashion model from a ruptured stomach. During her last meal (which they were able to document during the autopsy), the young woman had eaten a half-pound steak, one pound of liver, two pounds of kidney, two eggs, one cauliflower, 10 peaches, four pears, four bananas, two apples, two glasses of milk, two slices of bread and two pounds each of grapes, plums and carrots. (Link to Article from Lancet, April 1985  http://agris.fao.org/agris-search/search.do?recordID=US201301446709))

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