Littre's hernia in a child--an operative surprise (a case report).


The incidence of Littre's hernia in children is unknown. The diagnosis is usually made at operation or autopsy. One case in an eight month old infant is described. Heterotropic mucoglandular tissue causing nodularity and adhesions was noted in the diverticulum. Though histological findings in Littre's hernia are not mentioned in previous reports, we believe that Littre's hernia could often be associated heterotropic mucosa.

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@article{Ravikumar1989LittresHI, title={Littre's hernia in a child--an operative surprise (a case report).}, author={Kesavan Ravikumar and Sanjay S P Khope and Balasubramanium Ganapathi}, journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine}, year={1989}, volume={35 2}, pages={112-3} }