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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 9819270, 3 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9819270
Case Report

Small Bowel Obstruction Caused by Internal Hernia through a Peritoneal Defect of the Pouch of Douglas: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

Department of Surgery, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Goyang, Republic of Korea

Correspondence should be addressed to Pyong Wha Choi

Received 12 December 2016; Accepted 6 June 2017; Published 5 July 2017

Academic Editor: Robert Stein

Copyright © 2017 Pyong Wha Choi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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