Small bowel obstruction due to a paracolonic retroperitoneal hernia

Richard J. Hendrickson, Leonidas G. Koniaris, Luke O. Schoeniger, John Strang, Mary A. Killackey, James L. Peacock

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Hernias involving the retroperitoneum are unusual. The most common of these are the paraduodenal hernias. A retroperitoneal hernia occurring from a lateral defect in the colonic retroperitoneal attachments is presented. We believe that this case represents a newly recognized variant of retroperitoneal hernias.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)756-758
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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