Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 77, Supplement 1, pp 172–173 | Cite as

Gravid Uterus in Neglected Incisional Hernia with Skin Defect—A Clinical Challenge

  • S. S. ShirolEmail author
  • Vijay Kamat
  • Nagarj Sanu
  • Shubha Nayak
  • Hina Shaikh
Case Report


Incisional hernia during pregnancy with whole of gravid uterus as the content of the hernia sac is a rare occurrence. When such hernia is associated with skin defect over the sac, the management gets complicated. Very few such cases are reported in the literature. There is no consensus on the management of these cases in the available literature. Here, we are reporting two such cases managed in different ways and reviewed the literature.

Level of Evidence: Level V, Clinical cases


Burst abdomen Incisional hernia Gravid uterus Skin defect 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. S. Shirol
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vijay Kamat
    • 1
  • Nagarj Sanu
    • 1
  • Shubha Nayak
    • 1
  • Hina Shaikh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plastic SurgeryKIMS Hubli VidyanagarHubliIndia

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