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Herniation of the liver via an incisional abdominal wall defect.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23188862     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Herniation of the liver through an anterior abdominal wall incisional defect has rarely been described. An 81-year-old man presented to our surgical team with acute right upper quadrant abdominal pain. He had undergone coronary artery bypass grafting via a median sternotomy 7 years previously. Examination revealed gallbladder tenderness and a non-tender incisional epigastric hernia. Cholecystitis was confirmed on ultrasound. A CT scan revealed a knuckle of liver (segment II/III) herniating through an upper midline anterior abdominal wall incisional defect.
Authors:
James Warbrick-Smith; Prem Chana; James Hewes
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-11-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Plastic Surgery, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK.
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