Congenital Defect in Lesser Omentum Leading to Internal Hernia in Adult: A Rare Case Report.

@article{Rathnakar2016CongenitalDI,
  title={Congenital Defect in Lesser Omentum Leading to Internal Hernia in Adult: A Rare Case Report.},
  author={Surag Kajoor Rathnakar and Shridhar Muniyappa and Vikram Hubbanageri Vishnu and Nagaraj Kagali},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 8},
  pages={
          PD08-9
        }
}
Intestinal obstruction is one of the common clinical condition which is encountered in emergency room. Internal hernia is one of the rare causes of small bowel obstruction accounting for less than 1% of cases. A congenital omental defect is very rare, but can potentially cause internal hernia leading to obstruction or strangulation of the bowel. We present a case of a 54-year-old man who was brought to the emergency department with sudden onset of lower abdominal pain. He had no history of… CONTINUE READING
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