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J Pediatr Surg. 2003 Sep;38(9):E11-2.

Small bowel obstruction caused by congenital mesocolic hernia: case report.

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  • 1Department of Pediatric Surgery, H├┤pital Nord, Marseille, France.

Abstract

Transmesocolic hernias are extremely rare. Their exact incidence is still unknown. A strangulated hernia through a mesocolic opening is a rare operative finding. Preoperative diagnosis still is difficult in spite of imaging techniques currently available. This is the case of a 4-month-old boy with transmesocolic internal hernia and coincident intestinal malrotation and volvulus of small bowel.

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