Ventral abdominal hernia
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Babu V, Ventral abdominal hernia. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 26 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-59056
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19 Mar 2018
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Anterior abdominal swelling that increases in size on coughing, prolonged standing, subsides on lying down.
Age: 35 years
From the case: Ventral abdominal hernia
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Axial C+ portal venous phase
3 cm below the umbilicus is a 3.9 x 5.2 cm wide anterior abdominal wall defect resulting in a 12 x 9.6 cm subcutaneous hernial sac. Sac contains ileal loops, mesentery, and omentum. No bowel incarceration.
Typical features of a ventral hernia containing small bowel loops.
Important to identify if there is any bowel incarceration.