Lesser omental hernia after total colectomy: report of a case

  title={Lesser omental hernia after total colectomy: report of a case},
  author={Takanori Konishi and Yasuhiro Morita and Kijuro Takanishi and Jun Nitta and Jun Matsumoto and Masaru Miyazaki},
  journal={Surgery Today},
Lesser omental hernia is a rare type of hernia that can cause intestinal obstruction. To our knowledge, there are only 16 documented cases of lesser omental hernia, including the present case. The subject of this case report was a 42-year-old man with a history of total colectomy for colon perforation caused by Crohn’s disease 15 years earlier, who presented with epigastralgia and vomiting. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) revealed a distended bowel loop ventral to the stomach and convergence… CONTINUE READING