Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 229–230 | Cite as

Sonographic findings in Richter's hernia

  • Michael R. Middlebrook
  • Farzin Eftekhari


Richter's hernia can present as a diagnostic challenge because of its usually small size and eccentric bowel wall involvement with limited luminal compromise. This article describes a case of Richter's hernia in the femoral canal and illustrates its sonographic features.

Key words

Richter's hernia, ultrasound diagnosis Inguinal hernia, complications 


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael R. Middlebrook
    • 1
  • Farzin Eftekhari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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