mesenteric hernia

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mes·en·ter·ic her·ni·a

hernia through a hole in the mesentery.
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Severe unexplained abdominal pain in adults can be due to trans mesenteric hernia. Diagnosis requires high index of suspicion and early surgical exploration to avoid morbidity.
Trans mesenteric hernias are even rarer constituting 5% to 10% of causes of internal hernia.
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