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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25-26

Transmesenteric hernia: A rare cause of bowel obstruction in pregnancy

1 Consultant Surgeon, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad, India
2 DNB Residents, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad, India

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Laxmana Sastry
Consultant Surgeon, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2321-7006.303051

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Complete bowel obstruction caused by an internal hernia is rare non-obstetric cause of abdominal pain. Delay in diagnosis, due to non-specific signs and symptoms, present in normal pregnancy, and reluctance to operate on the pregnant patient leads to fatal outcome including fetal loss.

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