Surgical management of post-traumatic transvaginal herniation of small intestine in a third-world country.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We present a case of a 26-year-old woman with a small bowel herniating from her vagina following traumatic injury from a road traffic accident. The patient was taken immediately to operating theatre for repair of her uterine defect and small bowel resection. The patient required eventual return to theatre for subtotal hysterectomy and recovered well after her surgeries. She was discharged home without any further complications and in good condition.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kim, Y; Morris, MC; Earnest, RE

Published Date

  • May 9, 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 5

PubMed ID

  • 31076491

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC6536249

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1757-790X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/bcr-2018-228330


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England