Petit hernia

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel


Right lumbar pain

Patient Data

Age: 70 yrs
Gender: Female

Right inferior lumbar hernia (Petit hernia), with bowel protruding as content, defect measuring 4.8 cm.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 33450
Published: 13th Jan 2015
Last edited: 30th Aug 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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