Inguinal Hernia in a Preterm Neonate Complicated by Strangulation and Subcutaneous Hernia Sac Rupture.


Inguinal hernias are common among preterm neonates, with a relatively high rate of incarceration. We report a unique case of an extremely premature neonate with an enlarging right inguinal hernia that progressed to incarceration, bowel strangulation with necrosis, and subcutaneous rupture of the hernia sac on the 21 day of life requiring urgent laparotomy… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pedneo.2016.02.012

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