What are the types of abdominal spigelian hernias?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Assar A Rather, MBBS, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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There are two subtypes of spigelian hernia, interstitial and subcutaneous. Distinguishing between these subtypes helps optimize the surgical approach (when indicated) and is best done by means of computed tomography (CT). [11, 12, 13]


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