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Med J Malaysia. 2006 Jun;61(2):251-3.

Mesocolic hernia: a rare cause of intestinal obstruction in childhood.

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Department of Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

Abstract

Mesocolic hernia is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction in children. The diagnosis involves a high index of suspicion and prompt intervention to prevent strangulation and a high morbidity. The embryological basis of the condition is of paramount importance to assist the eventual surgical correction.

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16898325
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