A rare case of superior ileocecal recess hernia

  • Dr. M. Illangovan Professor, Department of Surgery, Government Theni Medical College, Theni, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Dr. K. Ashok Kumar Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Government Theni Medical College, Theni, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Dr. Shivanshu Misra Consultant Gastro And Laparoscopic Surgeon, Shivani hospital and IVF Center, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5160-6211
Keywords: Small bowel obstruction, Superior ileocecal recess hernia, Internal hernia


Internal hernias are a rare cause of small bowel obstruction, and one such internal hernia is superior ileocecal recess hernia, the subtype of pericycle hernia. The present study reports a case of small bowel obstruction due to superior ileocecal hernia for which laparotomy was performed. The surgery achieved a good outcome.


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How to Cite
Dr. M. Illangovan, Dr. K. Ashok Kumar, & Dr. Shivanshu Misra. (2020). A rare case of superior ileocecal recess hernia. Surgical Review: International Journal of Surgery, Trauma and Orthopedics, 6(04), 286-289. https://doi.org/10.17511/ijoso.2020.i04.11
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