Case Report
Copyright ©2010 Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Jan 7, 2010; 16(1): 126-130
Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.126
Figure 1
Figure 1 Ultrasonographic image of the left groin demonstrating a fluid-filled loop of bowel with the neck of the hernia uncertainly identified (arrow).
Figure 2
Figure 2 Plain abdominal film revealing multiple dilated loops of small bowel in an emaciated woman with scoliosis.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Abdominal axial CT image. A: Severe dilated small bowel and abrupt stenosis at the terminal ileum in the pelvic cavity (arrow); B: A low-density mass with clear border located between the pectineus and the left external obturator muscles (arrow).
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Figure 4 Three-dimensioned reconstructed CT (A: Sagittal section; B: Coronal section) finding extensive dilation of the small bowel loops and a loop of small bowel protruding into the left obturator canal with the transition zone from dilated to collapsed bowel (arrows).
Figure 5
Figure 5 Intraoperative photography illustrating. A: Incarcerated small bowel at left obturator foramen (arrow); B: Perforation of ileum proximal to the site of incarceration (arrow); C: A defect in the left obturator canal (arrow).