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Sein TA, Damodaran A
Correspondence: Dr Tin Aung Sein, email@example.com
This case presents a rare complication of the spontaneous rupture of a femoral hernia in an elderly woman without causing much systemic effect despite the herniated bowel being necrosed and perforated, giving rise to an enterocutaneous fistula. The small bowel had also prolapsed through the fistula opening, making it a very rare and alarming presentation.
Keywords: bowel prolapse, enterocutaneous fistula, femoral hernia, Richter’s type, spontaneous rupture
Singapore Med J 2012; 53(9): e182–e183