Left Paraduodenal Hernia: Case Report and Literature Review

Authors

  • Janardhana Rao Konkena
  • Srinu Babu Kollu
  • Santa Rao Gunta
  • Prasad Neelam

Abstract

An internal hernia is a protrusion of bowel through a normal or abnormal orifice in the peritoneum or mesentery. Although they are considered as a rare cause of intestinal obstruction, para-duodenal hernias are the most common type of congenital internal hernias. We report one such case of a left para-duodenal hernia presented as acute intestinal obstruction.

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Published

2014-11-17

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Case Report