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Vol. 98. Issue 1.
Pages 45 (January 2020)
Vol. 98. Issue 1.
Pages 45 (January 2020)
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DOI: 10.1016/j.cireng.2019.04.003
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Intestinal Obstruction Due to a Bilateral Morgagni Hernia
Obstrucción intestinal secundaria a hernia de Morgagni bilateral
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Nefeli Yagüe Rigopoulou
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, Cristina Alegre Torrado, Alberto Marcacuzco Quinto
Servicio de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
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Intestinal obstruction due to a bilateral Morgagni hernia 87 year old female presenting symptoms compatible with intestinal obstruction. A computed tomography (CT) is performed, showing an anterior diaphragmatic hernia (Fig. 1A, B) containing colon and causing and intestinal obstruction. An urgent surgery is performed, finding a double hernia defect with transverse colon inside (Fig. 1C); reparation of both defects is done.

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Morgagni hernia is an infrequent and usually asymptomatic pathology. 8% of these are bilateral and can cause respiratory or digestive complications.

Please cite this article as: Yagüe Rigopoulou N, Alegre Torrado C, Marcacuzco Quinto A. Obstrucción intestinal secundaria a hernia de Morgagni bilateral. Cir Esp. 2020;98:45.

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