Large uncomplicated periumbilical hernia

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Paraumbilical hernia for evaluation of the wall defect.

Patient Data

Age: 38 years.
Gender: Female

A large anterior abdominal wall periumbilical defect is seen. It measures 7.0 x 4.8 cm in its maximum two transverse and height dimensions respectively. Consequent sizable hernial sac formation that containing omentum and small bowel loops with no signs of obstruction. The wall shows relative thickening at the neck of the hernia.

Case Discussion

Wide abdominal wall defect with ventral hernia operated and contained viable bowel loops.

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Case information

rID: 42448
Published: 20th Jan 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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