Strangulated right paraduodenal hernia successfully treated
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Paraduodenal hernia is a type of congenital internal abdominal hernia, which is considered to occur as result of an abnormal rotation and fixation of the intestine. Right and left paraduodenal hernias have different anatomical and embryological origins. Although paraduodenal hernias are congenital, they are usually detected in adults in their forties to sixties; therefore, their presentation in children is very rare. Right paraduodenal hernia (RPH) has been traditionally managed operatively via laparotomy; however, it has been recently reported to be managed by laparoscopic surgery. To the best of our knowledge, there have been no reports regarding RPH treated via a small umbilical incision. Here we report a pediatric case of strangulated ileus that occurred as a result of RPH, which was successfully treated by an emergency single-incision transumbilical surgery....

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