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Intestinal obstruction secondary to a congenital pre-iliac hernia.
  1. A. K. Siriwardena
  1. Department of Surgery, Bangour General Hospital, Broxbourn, West Lothian, UK.


    A previously undescribed type of congenital abdominal wall hernia is described. Presentation was with the symptoms and signs of subacute large bowel obstruction. The diagnosis was suggested by barium enema and confirmed at laparotomy.

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