Incarcerated Hernia Following Laparoscopy

Authors

  • Claus Högdall M.D.,

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    1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, FAG, Hilleröd, Denmark
    2. Department of General Surgery, FAS-Vest, Hilleröd, Denmark
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  • Jens Ulrik Roosen

    1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, FAG, Hilleröd, Denmark
    2. Department of General Surgery, FAS-Vest, Hilleröd, Denmark
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Abstract

Well known complications of laparoscopy are bleeding, infection, subcutaneous emphysema, and penetration of the viscera (3).

Herniation of the small bowel through the fascial defect created at laparoscopy is a rare complication. Unique features of the present report are that symptoms began within hours of laparoscopy, and that bowel perforation occurred.

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