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[Diagnosis using spiral computed tomography of an internal hernia through the uterine broad ligament].

Authors
  • Coulier, B
  • Menten, R
  • Ramboux, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
JBR-BTR : organe de la Société royale belge de radiologie (SRBR) = orgaan van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Radiologie (KBVR)
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1999
Volume
82
Issue
4
Pages
151–152
Identifiers
PMID: 10555418
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Internal hernia is an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction producing only 1% of all acute small bowel obstructions. Hernias involving a defect of the broad ligament of the uterus are particularly uncommon. We report a case successfully diagnosed by spiral CT with multiaxial reconstruction.

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