Inferior lumbar triangle

The inferior lumbar triangle (also known as Petit triangle) is an anatomical space through which inferior lumbar hernias can occur.

Gross anatomy


Related pathology

Abdominal and pelvic anatomy
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rID: 25486
Section: Anatomy
Tags: stub, hernia, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Triangle of Petit
  • Petit triangle
  • Inferior lumbar triangle of Petit
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    Figure 1: superior and inferior lumbar triangles
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