Dr. T. H. Bhuvaneshwari, Dr. Arun Kumar, Dr. Veena Bheeman, Naveen Alexander



Paracecal hernia is a rare type of internal hernia. Internal herniations is a rare cause of small bowel obstruction ranging from 0.6 to 5.8 %.Clinical presentation of the paracecal hernia are non specific , delay in the diagnosis may lead to strangulation. We report a case of paracecal hernia successfully operated by laparoscopy, along with  review of literature .

Case report

Presenting a case of 54 yr old male, who came with complaints of abdominal pain with obstipation for two days . CECT reported  intestinal obstruction, pericolic hernia with proximal and mid ileal loops herniating. Laparoscopic surgery was done with successful  reduction of the incarcerated intestinal loops.


Clinical symptoms of paracecal hernia are vague , hence high index of suspicion and early intervention prevents strangulation and ischemia of the bowel. Minimal invasive surgery is a better surgical option for paracecal hernia to reduce morbidity and early recovery.


Internal Hernia; Paracecal Hernia; Laparoscopic Repair; Small Bowel Obstruction

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