‘Little old lady’s hernia’ is another name for Obturator hernia, which is the rarest form of Pelvic Hernias’. A 78 year old thin woman was admitted with five days history of pain abdomen and abdominal distension. It was associated with constipation and post meal non-bilious vomiting. With the help of abdominal Computer tomography (CT), it was diagnosed as Obturator hernia. Exploratory laparotomy was done to reduce Hernia. Post-operative period was uneventful; she was thermodynamically stable and was discharged on the fifth post-operative day.
A, Anil Raj Mr and Rajendra, Benakatti Dr
"Little old lady’s hernia” – A report of a rare case,"
Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences: Vol. 2
, Article 18.
Available at: https://impressions.manipal.edu/mjnhs/vol2/iss2/18