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The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair

Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal, Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara.

Abstract
Obturator hernia is rare pelvic hernia difficult to diagnose clinically because of non specific symptoms and obscure physical findings. Delayed diagnosis, frequent complications leads to significant mortality. Use of computerised tomography in diagnosis and early repair either suture based or mesh placement depending on circumstances is associated with good outcome.

Key words: Computed tomography, obturator hernia, intestinal obstruction.


 
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Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara. The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair. Int J Surg Med. 2017; 3(4): 257-259. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia


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Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara. The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair. http://www.ejos.org/?mno=220843 [Access: June 19, 2019]. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia


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Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara. The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair. Int J Surg Med. 2017; 3(4): 257-259. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia



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Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara. The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair. Int J Surg Med. (2017), [cited June 19, 2019]; 3(4): 257-259. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia



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Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara (2017) The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair. Int J Surg Med, 3 (4), 257-259. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia



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Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara. 2017. The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair. International Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 3 (4), 257-259. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia



Chicago Style

Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara. "The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair." International Journal of Surgery and Medicine 3 (2017), 257-259. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara. "The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair." International Journal of Surgery and Medicine 3.4 (2017), 257-259. Print. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia



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Poonam Tanwar, Amit Jaiswal , Pritviraj S K, Jaikaran Ruhil, Rajesh Godara (2017) The Obturator Hernia: Difficult Diagnosis - Easy Repair. International Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 3 (4), 257-259. doi:10.5455/ijsm.obturatorhernia