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Postgrad Med J. 1999 Apr;75(882):231-2.

Lumbar hernia: a rare cause of large bowel obstruction.

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  • 1Department of Clinical Radiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK.

Abstract

We describe a 70-year-old woman presenting with large bowel obstruction secondary to incarceration of the mid descending colon within a lumbar hernia. This was diagnosed on barium enema and successfully treated surgically.

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