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Iatrogenic ileal perforation: an accidental clamping of a hernia into the umbilical cord and a review of the published work.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18840166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report describes the case of an ileal perforation secondary to clamping of the exomphalos minor in 3-day-old girl. Eighteen accidental clamping or cutting cases were found in the published work. It is thought that this defect resulted from either the clamping, ligation or cutting of the bowel in a small unrecognized omphalocele. These complications are extremely rare, but should be held in mind when performing an umbilical ligation.
Koushi Asabe; Yoichiro Oka; Hiroki Kai; Takayuki Shirakusa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1341-8076     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Obstet. Gynaecol. Res.     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-08     Completed Date:  2009-01-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  619-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Hernia, Umbilical / complications*
Iatrogenic Disease*
Ileum / injuries*
Infant, Newborn
Intestinal Perforation / etiology*
Ligation / adverse effects

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