Diagnosis and treatment of symptomatic right paraduodenal hernia: report of a case

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of symptomatic right paraduodenal hernia: report of a case},
  author={Enrico Erdas and Antonella Pitzalis and Daniela Scano and Sergio Licheri and Mariano Pomata and Giampaolo Farina},
  journal={Surgery Today},
We report a typical case of right paraduodenal hernia (RPH) and review the literature on the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of this uncommon entity. A 32-year-old woman was hospitalized with acute abdominal cramps, nausea, and vomiting. Computed tomography (CT) findings suggested RPH, which was confirmed by explorative laparoscopy. We performed an open repair by suturing the orifice after reducing the hernia. At her 2-year follow-up, the patient reported complete resolution of her… CONTINUE READING


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