Foramen of Winslow


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Related to Foramen of Winslow: stercolith, Hepatoduodenal ligament, Pringle maneuver, Portal triad
(Anat.) the opening connecting the sac of the omentum with the general cavity of the peritoneum.

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At laparotomy however, the caecum was noted to be herniating through the foramen of Winslow causing closed loop obstruction.
Bowel obstruction secondary to herniation through the foramen of Winslow is an exceptionally rare condition that confers significant risk.
Herein we describe a case of a woman with caecal herniation through the Foramen of Winslow causing subacute bowel obstruction.