Spontaneous rupture of umbilical hernia in an adult with evisceration of small bowel: a case report

  • Yugal Limbu Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital
  • Manish Pokhrel Nobel Hospital Pvt. Ltd., Sinamangal, Kathmandu
  • Tanka Prasad Bohara Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital
  • Mukund Raj Joshi Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital
Keywords: Evisceration, Spontaneous rupture, Umbilical Hernia

Abstract

Spontaneous rupture of umbilical hernia in an adult patient is a rare presentation. We present a case of a 43-year old male patient with long standing history of umbilical hernia who presented with sudden spontaneous rupture of the hernia with evisceration of the small bowel. The authors would like to highlight this rare complication of umbilical hernia and its management.

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2020-12-31
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Limbu, Y., Pokhrel, M., Bohara, T., & Joshi, M. (2020). Spontaneous rupture of umbilical hernia in an adult with evisceration of small bowel: a case report. Journal of Society of Surgeons of Nepal, 23(2), 59-62. https://doi.org/10.3126/jssn.v23i2.35842
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Case Reports