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internal

adjective absorbed, domestic, domesticus, enclosed, implanted, infixed, ingrained, inmost, innate, inner, innermost, inside, interior, intestinus, private, under the surface, within boundary lines
Associated concepts: internal affairs, Internal Revenue
See also: domestic, household, inherent, interior, intrinsic, subjective
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Congenital trans mesenteric internal hernia is a rare condition presenting as recurrent pain abdomen or acute intestinal obstruction.
Computed tomography is most often used to definitively diagnose internal hernia. A common CT appearance of pericecal internal hernia is a cluster of fluid-filled, dilated loops of small bowel lateral to the cecum and anterior to the ascending colon, as in this case.
The etiological factors involved were adhesion and bands in 31 patients (31%), TB abdomen in 23 patients (23%), external hernia in 18 patients (18%), colonic tumors in 9 patients (9%), volvulus in 7 patients (7%), paralytic ileus in 4 patients (4%), internal hernias in 3 patients (3%) and intussusceptions in 2 patients (2%) (table 2).
45 F [11] (9) Present case 45 F Case Complaint Exocrine Cause of number drainage perforation (1) Abdominal pain Enteric Rejection (2) Abdominal pain Bladder Simple ulcer (3) Abdominal pain Bladder Cmv duodenitis (4) Hematuria Bladder Rejection (5) Hematuria Bladder CMV duodenitis (6) Abdominal pain Enteric Internal hernia (7) Melena Enteric Rejection (8) Abdominal pain Enteric Avascular necrosis (9) Abdominal pain Enteric Pressure necrosis Case Interval from Operation number surgery to perforation (1) 27 months Graft duodenectomy (2) 5 months Direct closure (3) 18 months Graft duodenectomy (4) 1.5 months Direct closure (5) 2 months Graft pancreatectomy (6) 13 months Graft pancreatectomy (7) 0.5 months Graft pancreatectomy (8) 5 months Direct closure (9) 0.5 months Direct closure
However, CT imaging may not readily differentiate between volvulus and internal hernia [10].
The most-common complication is an internal hernia that causes intestinal problems.
"Internal hernia can be a devastating postoperative complication that leads to intestinal obstruction," he said.