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Internal hernia

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Ayanat Husain, Sanjay Bhat, Akhilesh K Roy, Vijay Sharma, Saurabh A Dubey, Mohammad S Faridi
Internal hernia is a rare cause of small bowel obstruction. It may account for 0.2 to 0.9 % of cases of intestinal obstruction. Intestinal obstruction due to internal hernia is very dangerous and lethal because it may be silent or may present as severe acute abdominal pain. We describe a case of acute intestinal obstruction which presented in our emergency department.
August 2012: Indian Journal of Surgery
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