Published: 2021-12-28

An unusual case of right iliac fossa lump-spigelian hernia: a case report

Birma Ram, Manoj Gopinath, Saroj Chaudhary, Desymol Johnson


Spigelian hernia is a relatively uncommon hernia of anterior abdominal wall, occurring in different anatomical tissue planes. It is a variant of inter-parietal hernia. Preoperative diagnosis of obstructed inter-parietal hernia is based on imaging. Once correctly diagnosed it is easily amenable to surgical repair. We present a case of Spigelian hernia presenting as right iliac fossa lump with features of small bowel obstruction.


Spigelian hernia, intestinal obstruction, Ultrasonography, Computed tomography

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