Strangulated Transomental Hernia with Intestinal Necrosis: An Autopsy Case
Satoshi Furukawa*, Lisa Wingenfeld, Ikuo Sakaguchi, Tokiko Nakagawa, Akari Takaya, Satomu Morita, Shigeru Yamasaki and Katsuji Nishi
Department of Legal Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Satoshi Furukawa
Department of Legal Medicine
Shiga University of Medical Science
Setatsukinowa, Otsu City
Shiga 520-2192, Japan
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 19, 2012; Accepted date: August 22, 2012; Published date: August 30, 2012
Citation: Furukawa S, Wingenfeld L, Sakaguchi I, Nakagawa T, Takaya A, et al. (2012) Strangulated Transomental Hernia with Intestinal Necrosis: An Autopsy Case. J Forensic Res 3:163. doi: 10.4172/2157-7145.1000163
Copyright: © 2012 Furukawa S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Transomental openings are usually congenital. Transomental hernia is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction. A 36-year-old female was found to have a transomental hernia at autopsy. We report the case of the strangulated intestinal obstruction with no past history.