, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 407-410

A 7-year-old Boy with an Abdominal Wall Hernia and Ischemia of the Left Leg after a Bicycle Handle Bar Injury

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Abstract

Traumatic abdominal wall hernia is a rare event. We describe a 7-year-old boy in whom this rare injury was combined with a traumatic dissection of the external iliac artery. The hernia was corrected by primary repair, the dissection by resection of the injured part and endto-end anastomosis.