Annals of Colorectal Research

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Foramen of Winslow Hernia: A Case Report and Literature Review

Chin Li Tee 1 , * , Bree Stephensen 1 , Thushara Dissanayake 1 and David A. Grieve 1
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1 Department of Surgery, Nambour Hospital, Nambour, Australia
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  • Annals of Colorectal Research: December 20, 2014, 2 (4); e25656
  • Published Online: December 15, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 27, 2014
  • Revised: December 6, 2014
  • Accepted: December 9, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/acr-25656

To Cite: Tee C L, Stephensen B, Dissanayake T, Grieve D A. Foramen of Winslow Hernia: A Case Report and Literature Review, Ann Colorectal Res. 2014 ; 2(4):e25656. doi: 10.17795/acr-25656.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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