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Preoperative diagnosis of strangulated obturator hernia
  1. Emmunuel Quaye Archampong


    Six cases of strangulated obturator hernia seen over a period of 8 months in a sixty-bed surgical unit are reported. The sex ratio was five females to one male. There was no mortality.

    The importance of preoperative diagnosis or suspicion of obturator hernia is stressed. In this radiology may be of help.

    Treatment is briefly discussed.

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