INTERNAL HERNIA: ISOLATED SMALL INTESTINAL PERITONEAL ENCAPSULATION, A RARE CAUSE OF ACUTE INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION IN ADOLESCENT: A CASE REPORT

Abiahu J A, Mbaeri T U

Available online Sep 10, 2019.

[ Original ] Volume 27, Issue 4, 2018, Pages 374-376


Abstract

Intestinal peritoneal encapsulation as the sole cause of acute intestinal obstruction in adolescent is rare. It poses a diagnostic dilemma where there is lack of high technological equipment to aid diagnosis, usually confirmed at surgery. A good knowledge of this condition will raise the index of suspicion and guide prompt surgical intervention, thus this report.


Keywords

acute intestinal obstruction, adolescent, peritoneal encapsulation.,

October -December 2018

Volume 27 | Issue 4

Page Nos. 374-376

Online since Sep 14, 2018

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