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Azizzadeh, Maryam and Soltani, Setareh and Dabiri, Reza and Azadbar, Hamed and Pahlevan, Daryoush (2017) A rare case of small bowel obstruction. Koomesh. pp. 248-251.

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    Abstract

    Internal hernias account for approximately 5 percent of cases of small bowel obstruction (SBO) with more than 50% mortality rate. Transomental hernia is very rare, accounting to 1-4% of all internal hernias. So it is a very unusual cause of SBO. We reported a 69 year-old man who presented with SBO signs and symptoms. Early diagnosis and exploration revealed a segment of congested small bowel loop herniated through a defect over the greater omentum. This case is presented for its rarity and its importance in causes of SBO, especially in patients without history of abdominal surgery or trauma Keywords: Intestinal Obstruction, Transomental Hernia, Case Report

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Medical Sciences > School of Medicine
    Depositing User: Mr Vahab Moshtaghi
    Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 05:03
    Last Modified: 03 Jul 2017 05:03
    URI: http://eprints.semums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1080

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