Document Detail

Incarceration of umbilical hernia during pregnancy due to a sessile fibroid.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16710628     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The incidence of both umbilical hernias and fibroids during pregnancy is reported to be rare. Another rare entity is the incarceration of fibroids in pregnancy. We report here the case of a 30-year-old woman in her 32nd gestational week with an incarcerated umbilical hernia. She was operated on an emergency basis, the sessile fibroid was mobilized and the hernia defect was repaired with the Mayo technique. No complications were observed during the post-operative period. She gave birth to a baby girl during the 38th gestational week by means of a cesarean section. The possibility of a fibroid entrapped in the hernial sac should always be taken into consideration at the evaluation of incarcerated hernias during pregnancy. If the contents of the hernial sac cannot be pushed into the abdominal cavity easily, an emergency operation should be considered as a means to prevent further complications related to pregnancy.
M Uludag; G Yetkin; M Demirel; B Citgez; A Isgor
Related Documents :
23043398 - On procreating today.
24733508 - History of pregnancy loss increases the risk of mental health problems in subsequent pr...
7576168 - Utility of fetal intraperitoneal saline infusion in the prenatal evaluation of diaphrag...
24502258 - Adult birth mothers who made open infant adoption placements after adolescent unplanned...
19659618 - Outcomes of pregnancy in patients with preexisting postural tachycardia syndrome.
24896208 - The pathophysiology of smoking during pregnancy: a systems biology approach.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-05-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1265-4906     ISO Abbreviation:  Hernia     Publication Date:  2006 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-09     Completed Date:  2007-04-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9715168     Medline TA:  Hernia     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  357-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of 2nd General Surgery, Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Hernia, Umbilical / pathology*,  surgery
Leiomyoma / complications,  pathology*
Pregnancy Complications / pathology*,  surgery
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / pathology*
Uterine Neoplasms / complications,  pathology*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Pain and functional impairment 6 years after inguinal herniorrhaphy.
Next Document:  E7 proteins from high- and low-risk human papillomaviruses bind to TGF-beta-regulated Smad proteins ...