Unusual Hernia Content

  • Kadir Yıldırım ''Samsun Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
  • Recep Aktimur ''Samsun Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
  • Gultekin Ozan Kucuk ''Samsun Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
  • Suleyman Cetinkunar ''Adana Numune Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
  • Nuraydin Ozlem ''Samsun Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
Keywords: Gallbladder, hernia, incisional, asymptomatic

Abstract

An incisional hernia may have unusual contents, that may require careful evaluation to prevent complications. We present here a case of asymptomatic gallbladder herniation within a midline incisional hernia. Despite the distance between the defect and the organ, a hernia sac may have unusual contents. In this case that we present, after assuming the condition to be a simple incisional hernia, we did not perform any preoperative radiological work-up. But, in more complex conditions, such as a strangulation, careful evaluation with imaging techniques may avoid complications. 

Author Biographies

Kadir Yıldırım, ''Samsun Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
Genel Cerrahi Kliniği,Araştırma Görevlisi
Recep Aktimur, ''Samsun Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
Genel Cerrahi Kliniği
Gultekin Ozan Kucuk, ''Samsun Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
Genel Cerrahi Kliniği
Suleyman Cetinkunar, ''Adana Numune Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
Genel Cerrahi Kliniği
Nuraydin Ozlem, ''Samsun Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi''
Genel Cerrahi Kliniği

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Published
2014-10-26