Journal of Medical and Surgical
Research (JMSR)


Pages: 1054-1056DOI: 10.46327/msrjg.1.000000000000213

Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001

Acute Small Bowel Obstruction Caused By Transmesenteric Hernia Strangulation In A Young Man: A Case Report.

Author: Abdesslam Bouassria, Hicham El Bouhaddouti, Ouadii Mouaqit, El Bachir Benjelloun, Abdelmalek Ousadden, Khalid Ait Taleb

Category: JMSR Surgery

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We report a rare case of a 20 year old patient with a transmesenteric hernia leading to small bowel obstruction and intestinal necrosis. An intestinal resection removed the necrotic portion and the mesenteric defect. Then, an immediate end-to-end anastomosis was realized. Transmesenteric hernia is a rare but serious entity. The surgical management must be rapid because of the increased risk of intestinal necrosis.

Keywords: Transmesenteric hernia, small bowel obstruction, intestinal necrosis


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