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Obstructive right paraduodenal hernia: A case report

Author Information

Abdalla R.O., MBBS and Mungatana C., MBChB, MCS (ECSA), Department of Surgery, Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru, Kenya

Corresponding author:

Dr. Abdalla R.O., P.O. Box 71, Nakuru, Email: yrama7@yahoo.com

Summary

Intestinal obstruction is a prevalent condition in rural Kenya. Common aetiologies include sigmoid volvuli, strangulated hernias, intussusception and in children, congenital gut malformations. Paraduodenal hernia causing intestinal obstruction has not been encountered in our practice.

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