VOLUME 33 - NUMBER 5 - 2012

Small bowel occlusion due to giant perineal hernia: abdominal approach with plastic perineal reconstruction

  • Battaglia L., Muscarà C., Rampa M., Gasperini P., Vannelli A.
  • Clinical practice, 175-178
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  • A perineal hernia is defined as a protrusion of peritoneal or extraperitoneal content through a pelvic floor defect. A 64-year-old woman with a bowel occlusions due to a giant postoperative perineal hernia was admitted to our hospital. We describe abdominal approach with plastic perineal reconstruction.

  • KEY WORDS: Perineal hernia - Prostetic repair - Abdomino-pelvic resection - Complications.