Computed Tomographic Diagnosis of Incarcerated Meckel's Diverticulum in a Patient with Bilateral Spigelian Hernia

Abdel Rauf Zeina, Ahmad Mahamid, Nasser Sakran, Anton Troitsa

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Abstract

Introduction: Spigelian hernia is an uncommon abdominal wall hernia occurring through the linea semilunaris located near the lateral border of the rectus abdominis muscle. Case report: We report an extremely rare case of incarcerated Meckel's diverticulum within a Spigelian hernia diagnosed by multidetector computed tomography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-449
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • CT
  • Incarcerated hernia
  • Meckel's diverticulum
  • Spigelian hernia
  • Ventral abdominal hernia

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