Saturday, November 24, 2007
13- RICHTER'S HERNIA
These are the pictures of a type of hernia called the richter's hernia . it involves the herniation of only one side wall of the intestine which can lead to gangrene and perforation but there will be no symptoms of intestinal obstruction. named after German surgeon August Gottlieb Richter (1742-1812).
RICHTER'S HERNIA IS SEEN MOST COMMONLY IN FEMORAL HERNIA.