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2020 Jan 08

Surg Case Rep



Development of transomental hernia shortly after laparoscopic colonic surgery: a case report.


Haruna T, Matsuda A, Koizumi M, Yamada T, Shinji S, Yokoyama Y, Takahashi G, Hotta M, Iwai T, Hara K, Takeda K, Yoshida H
Surg Case Rep. 2020 Jan 08; 6(1):8.
PMID: 31915947.


A transomental hernia is defined as bowel invagination into an abnormal hiatus of the omentum. It is a rare type of internal hernia that is sometimes lethal. We herein report a case of a transomental hernia developing shortly after laparoscopic sigmoidectomy.