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Strangulated Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis
Journal of US-China Medical Science
The obturator hernia is rare and its diagnosis is frequently missed. It is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction. Patients present with few clinical signs to identify the cause, apart from symptoms of intestinal obstruction. Therefore, obturator hernias are often diagnosed at laparotomy with a high motality rate. CASE REPORT: We recently encountered this lesion in a 75 year old woman presented with a history of right iliac fossa pain, bilious vomiting, abdominal distension. Non-specificdoi:10.17265/1548-6648/2017.06.006 fatcat:t3qrfxzoo5dmnai7sbp7uvoyeu