The “pouch” of the Douglas's pouch
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2017
Author(s): I. Sall, E. Diémé, M. Diallo, E. Bénadji, M. Diouf, B. Ndiaye, O. Fall, A. Sow, I.C. Diakhaté, M. Ogougbémy
Hernia is described as the protrusion of an organ into the wall of its normal containing cavity. Internal hernia (IH) involves protrusion of viscera through: a peritoneal or mesentery defect, a normal or abnormal compartment of the peritoneal cavity. Hernias occurring in the pelvis cavity are usually classified according to the fascial margins breached and include sciatic, obturator and those through the...