"Little old lady’s hernia"– A report of a rare case

Raj, Anil A and Benakatti, Rajendra (2016) "Little old lady’s hernia"– A report of a rare case. Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 2 (2). pp. 69-71. ISSN 2395-1397

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‘Little old lady’s hernia’ is another name for Obturator hernia, which is the rarest form of Pelvic Hernias’. A 78 year old thin woman was admitted with five days history of pain abdomen and abdominal distension. It was associated with constipation and post meal non-bilious vomiting. With the help of abdominal Computer tomography (CT), it was diagnosed as Obturator hernia. Exploratory laparotomy was done to reduce Hernia. Post-operative period was uneventful; she was thermodynamically stable and was discharged on the fifth post-operative day.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Little old lady’s hernia; Obturator hernia; CT abdomen; exploratory laparotomy.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2019 05:41
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2019 05:41
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/154374

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