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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery
  •  Urology
  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Ophthalmic Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2016;1(1):1124.Case Report | Open Access

Large Spigelian Hernia: Case Report and Review of Literature

Bashir MU, Sbeih MA, Weerasinghe D and Chua A

Department of Surgery, Columbia University, USA
Department of Surgery, Woodhull Medical Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, USA

*Correspondance to: Mohammad U. Bashir 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1124


A Spigelian hernia is a lateral ventral abdominal hernia that occurs with protrusion of a viscus or preperitoneal fat through a defect in the aponeurotic layer between the lateral edges of the rectus abdominis medially and the semilunar line laterally. Spigelian hernias are relatively uncommon, and represent only 2% of all abdominal hernias. Due to their overall rarity and evasive presentation, Spigelian hernias and their associated complications are not well described in literature. We report here a rare presentation of a Spigelian hernia with large and small bowel strangulated portion in hernia sac, necessitating emergent laparotomy with bowel resection and repair of the hernia defect


Spigelian hernia; Cecum; Laparotomy; Abdomen

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Bashir MU, Sbeih MA, Weerasinghe D, Chua A. Large Spigelian Hernia: Case Report and Review of Literature. Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1124.

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