Anterior abdominal wall hernia

Last revised by Ammar Ashraf on 16 Jul 2023

Anterior (or ventral) abdominal wall hernias (herniae also used) are a subgroup of abdominal wall herniae that are differentiated by the location of the hernia. 

Other types that may be seen at different locations are:

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: anterior abdominal wall hernia with bowel obstruction
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  • Case 2: causes large bowel obstruction
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  • Case 3
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