Transverse mesocolonic hernia of the jejunum mimicking pancreatic neoplasm

Russell J. Nauta, Allison C. Nauta

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Abstract

A patient admitted repetitively for vomiting was found to have a radiologic abnormality in the lesser sac, initially interpreted as a pancreatic mass. At exploration, intestinal obstruction due to transmesocolonic herniation of the jejunum explained both the symptoms and the radiologic finding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)224-226
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Volume74
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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