Paraumbilical hernia

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


Abdominal pain and swelling

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Midline right paraumbilical anterior abdominal wall defect with herniation of omentum as content. No bowel content or incarceration. 

Case Discussion

Contrast enhanced CT scan of the abdomen enables evaluation of content of hernial sacs. Bowel incarceration is the worry that warrants immediate surgical intervention. 

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Case information

rID: 57001
Published: 2nd Dec 2017
Last edited: 2nd Dec 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre

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