Emergency Radiology

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 239–241 | Cite as

Small bowel obstruction due to a paracecal hernia: computerized tomography diagnosis

  • Alexandra OsadchyEmail author
  • Andrei Keidar
  • Rivka Zissin
Case report


The role of computerized tomography (CT) in evaluating patients with small bowel obstruction (SBO) has been extensively described in the current literature. We report a rare case of SBO related to a surgically proven paracecal hernia, diagnosed on an abdominal CT scan preoperatively.


Computerized tomography (CT) Internal hernia Paracecal hernia Small bowel obstruction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandra Osadchy
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrei Keidar
    • 2
  • Rivka Zissin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Meir hospitalSapir Medical CenterKfar SabaIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Surgery “A,” Meir hospitalSapir Medical CenterKfar SabaIsrael

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