Clin Surg | Volume 6, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Broad Ligament Hernia as an Uncommon Cause of Intestinal Obstruction

Ángel Iván Tirado-Peraza*, Edgar González-Gutiérrez, Alejandro Mayagoitía-Ponce, Adriana Zamudio-Martínez and Leonardo Israel Ruiz-Guerrero

Department of General Surgery, Hospital General de Occidente, Mexico

*Correspondance to: Ángel Ivan Tirado-Peraza 

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We present the case of an elderly woman who was admitted with the diagnosis of bowel obstruction and hemodynamic instability, during laparotomy an internal hernia of the broad ligament was found, and intestinal resection performed. Internal hernia remains as an exceptionally rare cause of bowel obstruction. In this case report we present a review of the literature of this uncommon hernia type.


Hernia; Intestinal obstruction; Broad ligament


Tirado-Peraza ÁI, González-Gutiérrez E, Mayagoitía-Ponce A, ZamudioMartínez A, Ruiz-Guerrero LI. Broad Ligament Hernia as an Uncommon Cause of Intestinal Obstruction. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3036..

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