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Obturator hernia of the fallopian tube.
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PMID:  22990633     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Obturator hernia of the fallopian tube is extremely rare. Multidetector computed tomography of a 43-year-old nulliparous woman with sudden onset lower right abdominal pain showed a low-density mass in the right obturator canal suspected of being an obturator hernia of the uterine adnexa. She was diagnosed as having an incarcerated obturator hernia of the fallopian tube at operation and treated with prosthetic mesh. Obturator hernia of the fallopian tube is very rare, and all cases reported in the literature were localized on the right side, perhaps due to the lesser mobility of the left than the right fallopian tube.
Authors:
Takahiro Karasaki; Tassei Nakagawa; Nobutaka Tanaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Abdominal imaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0509     ISO Abbreviation:  Abdom Imaging     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303672     Medline TA:  Abdom Imaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Asahi General Hospital, I-1326, Asahi, Chiba, 289-2511, Japan, tak.karasaki@gmail.com.
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