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Perforated obturator Littre hernia.

  title={Perforated obturator Littre hernia.},
  author={Tarun John K Jacob and Pranay Gaikwad and Amit Jiwan Tirkey and Janakiraman Rajinikanth and John Prakash Raj and John C. Muthusami},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  volume={52 3},
Meckel diverticulum and obturator hernia are rare causes of intestinal obstruction. We present the unique case of an elderly woman with acute abdomen secondary to the coexistence of both these conditions. 
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