Spigelian hernia

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Patient being evaluated for chronic left iliac fossa pain.

Patient Data

Age: 38 years
Gender: Female

The omentum is seen to herniate through a defect in the transversus abdominis and the internal oblique muscles on the left side. The omental vessels can be traced beyond the confines of the peritoneum. 

Case Discussion

Spigelian hernias are a type of abdominal hernia.

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Case information

rID: 36299
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 11th Oct 2016
Tag: hernia
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