Clin Surg | Volume 6, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Strangulated Internal Hernia Caused by Appendix Adhering to the Pelvic Structures in a Patient with a History of Gynecological Surgery: An Innocent Reason for a Surgical Emergency

Kadir Koray Bas1* and Marwan Masri2

1Department of General Surgery, University of Health Sciences Izmir Bozyaka Education and Research Hospital, Turkey
2College of Letters and Science, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

*Correspondance to: Kadir Koray Bas 

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Abstract

Timely diagnosis and surgical intervention are vital for any surgical situation. Clinical suspicion and a careful evaluation of a patient with non-specific abdominal symptoms are crucial to avoid any delay in treatment. Hereby, we report a case with delayed acute intestinal obstruction, due to a strangulated internal herniation caused by an adhesion of the appendicular tip to an adjacent pelvic tissue secondary to earlier abdominal surgery as a very rare condition, resulting in intestinal resection.

Keywords:

Internal hernia; Strangulation; Acute abdomen; Appendectomy

Citation:

Bas KK, Masri M. Strangulated Internal Hernia Caused by Appendix Adhering to the Pelvic Structures in a Patient with a History of Gynecological Surgery: An Innocent Reason for a Surgical Emergency. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3250..

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