Internal hernia through the mesosalpinx: A lesson to learn

G. H. Tan*, H. Harunarashid, S. Das, Y. H. Goh, A. R.M. Ramzisham

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An internal hernia through the mesosalpinx is a rare condition which is often overlooked. We report the case of a 65-year-old lady who presented with features of small bowel obstruction. At laparotomy, a gangrenous ileum was found to have herniated through a defect in the right mesosalpinx. We discuss this rare cause of a small bowel obstruction and its diagnostic dilemma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)533-534
Number of pages2
JournalClinica Terapeutica
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Hernia
  • Mesosalpinx
  • Small bowel
  • Strangulation
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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