Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Obstructed right inguinal hernia

Pic 1: Dilated small intestine

Pic 2: A portion of herniated small instestine

This is a 73 year old male patient. He complained of right iliac fossa pain. Ultrasound revealed dilated loops of small intestine in the abdomen.

On further examination, a visible bulge was seen on the right groin. Ultrasound showed presence of a portion of herniated small intestine.

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