[Congenital lumbar hernia].

  title={[Congenital lumbar hernia].},
  author={D J Pel{\'a}ez Mata and V {\'A}lvarez Mu{\~n}oz and I Fern{\'a}ndez Jim{\'e}nez and J M Garc{\'i}a Crespo and J L Teixidor de Otto},
  journal={Cirugia pediatrica : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Cirugia Pediatrica},
  volume={11 3},
Hernias in the lumbar region are abdominal wall defects that appear in two possible locations: the superior lumbar triangle of Grynfelt-Lesshaft and the inferior lumbar triangle of Petit. There are 40 cases reported in the pediatric literature, and only 16 are considered congenital, associated with the lumbocostovertebral syndrome and/or meningomyelocele. A… CONTINUE READING