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Epigastric hernias, also known as fatty hernias of the linea alba, occur ventrally through a defect in the linea alba, superior to the umbilicus.
Shows a midline defect which is usually small with or without herniation of omental/properitoneal fat. Bowel or stomach rarely herniates in an epigastric hernia unless there is a large defect.
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