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Intestinal occlusion secondary to Morgagni-Larrey's herniation in an adult. Case report and analysis of the literature.

By Paolo Carcoforo, L DI MARCO, Am Schettino, T. Rocca, Savino Occhionorelli, V Pollinzi and I. Donini

Abstract

Morgagni-Larrey's hernias are congenital diaphragmatic hernias, rarely observed and generally identified accidentally due to the lack of symptoms. The authors report a case of intestinal occlusion secondary to Morgagni-Larrey herniation in an adult recently observed and underline the aetiopathogenic aspects, the diagnostic tools and the clinical pattern. They suggest to consider surgical repair as a choice of treatment, also for asymptomatic patients

Topics: Intestinal occlusion, Morgagni-Larrey's hernia, congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Year: 1998
OAI identifier: oai:iris.unife.it:11392/1199835
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