Petit hernia

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel

Presentation

Right lumbar pain

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
CT

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: 8th Feb 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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