Littré Strangled Umbilical Hernia: Case Report

Littré Strangled Umbilical Hernia: Case Report

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.2416 21 73 35-37 Volume 9 - Nov 2020


Littré hernia is considered to be an extremely rare surgical finding with few cases described in recent literature. It is characterized by the presence of Meckel’s diverticulum in the interior of the hernia sac. The aim of this article is to report the case of an elderly patient intraoperatively diagnosed with Littré's strangled umbilical hernia, associated with the insertion of Treitz ligament in anomalous position.


Littre Hernia, Meckel’s Diverticulum, Rare Hernias, Umbilical Hernia


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