Right loin incisional hernia containing liver

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Follow-up staging post right adrenalectomy via a loin approach

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Excision of the right anterior 11th rib with herniation of the right hepatic lobe and hepatic flexure into the postero-lateral chest wall (together with a small volume of fluid in the hernial sac). Note surgical clips in the adrenal bed and absent anterior end of right 11th rib.

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Case information

rID: 31173
Published: 22nd Sep 2014
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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