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Aust N Z J Surg. 1990 Feb;60(2):133-5.

Transomental herniation mimicking sigmoid volvulus.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Abstract

Transomental herniation as a mechanism for large bowel obstruction is a comparative surgical rarity. The second such case is presented, together with a brief review of available literature. The pathogenesis of omental foraminae is discussed, and an additional aetiological mechanism is proposed.

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