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Incarcerated Littre's femoral hernia: case report and review of the literature

Muhammad S Mirza
Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad: JAMC 2007, 19 (2): 60-1
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Meckel's diverticulum is the most prevalent congenital abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract associated with many diverse and unusual complications. Meckel's Diverticulum is a true diverticulum comprising all intestinal layers. Its diagnosis is usually difficult despite the availability of modem tools. A high index of suspicion is mandatory. In most cases it is an incidental finding. Hernial strangulation of Meckel's diverticulum (Littre's Hernia) is a rare anatomo-clinical form. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment.

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