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Internal hernias are a rare cause of bowel obstruction. Congenital transmesenteric hernias, a type of internal hernias, are uncommon in adults. We report the case of a 20-year-old male patient with no history of surgeries or trauma who presented to the emergency department with symptoms of bowel obstruction. Emergency laparotomy revealed small bowel incarceration through a defect in the distal jejunal mesentery. As the bowel was viable there was no need to perform bowel resection. The patient evolved with favorable outcome and was discharged on postoperative day 3.