Spigelian hernia in children, two cases of unusual etiology

J. A. Bar-Maor, Y. Sweed

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Abstract

A 5-year-old girl with blunt trauma to the abdomen and a 3-month-old boy after abdominal surgery were found to have a spigelian hernia. The pathogenesis of these rare hernias is discussed. Our first case is the third recorded traumatic spigelian hernia occuring in a child, and the second is the first postoperative case described after abdominal repair of a Bochdalek hernia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)357-359
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Volume4
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1989
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Spigelian hernia
  • Unusual etiologies

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