Hernia

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 277–280 | Cite as

Traumatic abdominal wall hernia: A reappraisal

Case Report

Abstract

Traumatic abdominal wall hernia, a rare cause of hernia, has a confusing clinical picture and requires a high index of suspicion for prompt diagnosis and management. Such hernias, if missed, can result in high morbidity and may prove fatal. Distinction from a pre-existing hernia is important as well. We report our experience in two such cases, which had presented in a span of 9 months, and submit a brief analysis of 50 reviewed cases.

Keywords

Hernia Traumatic Abdominal wall 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kumar
    • 1
  • P. Hazrah
    • 1
  • S. Bal
    • 1
  • A. Seth
    • 2
  • R. Parshad
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgical DisciplinesAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew Delhi India
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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