Case Reports in Surgery / 2017 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

Left Paraduodenal Hernia: A Rare Complication following Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Figure 1

Intraoperative photograph showing left paraduodenal hernia: left paraduodenal hernia (LPDH) occurring when small intestine prolapses posteroinferiorly into this fossa (of Landzert), which is bounded by the fourth part of the duodenum, the posterior peritoneum, the inferior mesenteric vein, and left branches of the middle colic artery. LPDH being retracted in order to facilitate reduction of the hernial contents, namely, small intestine.

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