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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018, 6(2), 36-38
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-2-7
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An Unusual Kind of Herniation: A Case Report

Murat Ferhat Ferhatoglu1,

1Okan University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey

Pub. Date: March 31, 2018

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Murat Ferhat Ferhatoglu. An Unusual Kind of Herniation: A Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018; 6(2):36-38. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-2-7


Abdominal wall hernias are one of the most common reason for surgery globally. Spigelian hernia is a rare kind of this disease with an incidence of less than 2%. Because of its unic anatomical characteristics, it can be misdiagnosed or overlooked by physicians. Developments in radiological diagnostic tools facilitate correct and early diagnosis. Herein we presented a 76 year-old Spigelian hernia case and discussed anatomical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment methods of this rare kind of hernia with the literature knowledge.

Hernia incarceration Spigelian Spigelian hernia

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