Small-bowel obstruction secondary to obturator hernia

Fu-Zong Wu; Jer-Shyung Huang; Chia-Ling Chen
December 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, p2005
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of an 84-year old woman with a history of diffuse abdominal pain and vomiting. It states that a radiograph of the abdomen indicated enlarged loops of small bowel and multiple air-fluid levels. Furthermore, preoperative diagnosis through computed tomography of the abdomen is significant for planning surgical intervention and detecting small-bowel necrotic tissue.


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