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Oliu LH, de la Cruz CNA, Pineda CJ
Littre strangulated hernia in an adult
MediSan 2017; 21 (12)

Language: Español
References: 8
Page: 3367-3371
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The case report of a 47 years adult is described who went to the emergency room of “Saturnino Lora Torres” Teaching Clinical Surgical Provincial Hospital in Santiago de Cuba due to epigastric distress of insidious beginning for 3 days that disappeared in the last 24 hours, appearing again in the right iliac cavity and mesogastrium, but this time it was transformed in a fixed, sharp, of moderate intensity pain that was not relieved with analgesics, and associated with nausea; equally, he referred the presence of an umbilical hernia that was not able to decrease and it was corroborated in the physical exam. The patient was operated on and a strangulated umbilical Littre hernia was found. A resection and anastomosis of ilium at the Meckel diverticulum level was carried out, as well as umbilical hernia repair. There was a favorable clinical course and he was discharged without complications.

Key words: Littre hernia, umbilical hernia, Meckel diverticulum.

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