EURORAD ESR

Case 14718

Small bowel obstruction secondary to obturator hernia

Author(s)
Suman Karki, M.D

Manila Med Medical Center Manila;
U.N Ave Taft Corner
1000 Manila Philippines;
Email:karkisuman123@yahoo.com
 
Patient
female, 65 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Plain X-ray, semiupright, supine
     

    Semiupright, plain abdominal radiograph shows centrally located dilated small bowel loops. No evidence of free air is noted.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;

    Supine plain abdominal radiograph shows centrally located dilated small bowel loops. Absence of rectal gas is also noted.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Plain CT, axial, coronal and sagittal view
     

    Axial plain CT shows left obturator hernia with a small bowel loop herniating through the left obturator foramen between the left pectineus and adductor longus muscles. Minimal fat stranding is seen surrounding the...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;

    Coronal plain CT shows left obturator hernia with a small bowel loop herniating through the left obturator foramen between the left pectineus and adductor longus muscles. Minimal fat stranding is seen surrounding the...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;

    Sagittal plain CT shows left obturator hernia with a small bowel loop herniating through the left obturator foramen between the left pectineus and adductor longus muscles. Minimal fat stranding is seen surrounding...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
Semiupright, plain abdominal radiograph shows centrally located dilated small bowel loops. No evidence of free air is noted.
 
Supine plain abdominal radiograph shows centrally located dilated small bowel loops. Absence of rectal gas is also noted.
 
Axial plain CT shows left obturator hernia with a small bowel loop herniating through the left obturator foramen between the left pectineus and adductor longus muscles. Minimal fat stranding is seen surrounding the hernia sac.
 
Coronal plain CT shows left obturator hernia with a small bowel loop herniating through the left obturator foramen between the left pectineus and adductor longus muscles. Minimal fat stranding is seen surrounding the hernia sac.
 
Sagittal plain CT shows left obturator hernia with a small bowel loop herniating through the left obturator foramen between the left pectineus and adductor longus muscles. Minimal fat stranding is seen surrounding the hernia sac.
 
 
 
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