SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION SECONDARY TO PARAVESICAL HERNIA

Dr Deepak Kumar Jha

Abstract


Bowel obstruction in the setting of the unscarred abdomen can be due to a wide variety of causes. Internal hernias are a rare cause of bowel obstruction with paravesical hernia being exceedingly rare. Paravesical hernia should form part of the differential diagnosis in the patient presenting with bowel obstruction. Prompt management and reduction of the incarcerated bowel are essential. This will prevent further complications especially related to bowel  ischemia.


Keywords


Bowel obstruction, hernia, diagnosis

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