Computed tomographic diagnosis of obturator foramen hernia

Moulay A. Meziane, Elliot K. Fishman, Stanley S. Siegelman

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Abstract

Computed tomography was performed on a patient presenting with cryptic small bowel obstruction. A correct preoperative diagnosis of obturator foramen hernia was arrived at based on the recognition of a loop of ileum protruding between the pectineus and external obturator muscles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-377
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Radiology
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1983

Keywords

  • Computed tomography
  • Hernia
  • Obturator foramen
  • Obturator hernia
  • Pectineus muscle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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