Image of acute bowel ischemia secondary to internal pelvic hernia

Lucas García-Mayor-Fernández, María Fernández-González, Rafael Martínez-Almeida-Fernández
2015 Revista Espanola de Enfermedades Digestivas  
Internal hernias are visceral protrusions through the peritoneum or mesentery into an abdominal cavity compartment. Hernial orifices are either pre-extant anatomical structures or abnormal defects secondary to surgery, trauma, inflammation, and circulation disorders. Their diagnosis is challenging since clinical and imaging findings are usually unclear. We report a case of this rare condition in order to assess its diagnostic approach and need for early management.
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