Petit hernia

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

History of right nephrectomy.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
CT

Right inferior lumbar hernia (Petit hernia) containing bowel with a defect measuring about 13 cm.

Case Discussion

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

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