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Omental Evisceration after Cesarean Section: Safety of Peritoneal Nonclosure Technique

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 9)

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Page : 1189-1191

Keywords : caesarean section; peritoneal non closure; laprotomy;

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A case of big oozing lump of unknown origin through a healed cesarean section stitch line, completely asymptomatic at presentation, origin discovered as omentum on exploratory laparotomy came on 10th postoperative day of an uneventful emergency surgery. This rare and silent presentation highlights the need to reconsider the practice of peritoneal nonclosure during caesarean section that has been adopted widely in recent past. It also calls for meticulous dissection and repair of rectus sheath during laparotomy

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