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Surg Clin North Am. 2000 Feb;80(1):71-84.

Obturator hernia. Embryology, anatomy, and surgical applications.

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Center for Surgical Anatomy, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Abstract

Obturator hernia is a rare clinical entity. In most cases, it produces small bowel obstruction with high morbidity and mortality. The embryology, anatomy, clinical picture, diagnosis, and surgery are presented in detail.

PMID:
10685145
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