Small bowel obstruction due to Spigelian hernia

Case contributed by Dr Vikas Shah


Right sided abdominal pain and vomiting. Previous cholecystectomy.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female


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Acute high grade small bowel obstruction with transition point within a right anterolateral abdominal wall hernia.

Case Discussion

When reviewing cases of small bowel obstruction, as well as identifying the potential cause, it is important to look for complications such as bowel ischaemia and perforation.

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Case information

rID: 54750
Case created: 26th Jul 2017
Last edited: 28th Jul 2017
Tag: abdorad
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