Laparoscopic Repair of Right Spigelian Hernia and Umbilical Hernia

  title={Laparoscopic Repair of Right Spigelian Hernia and Umbilical Hernia},
  author={Stephanie K. Tom and Todd N Tom},
  journal={The American Surgeon},
  pages={268 - 270}
Spigelian hernia is a rare type of hernia accounting for only 1 to 2 per cent of abdominal wall hernias. It can occur congenitally or from an acquired defect formed in the Spigelian aponeurosis. Herniation occurs through the transverse abdominus aponeurosis and internal oblique with the remaining intact external oblique aponeurosis covering. Anatomically, the boundaries of the Spigelian line include the lateral margin of the rectus abdominal muscle forming the medial border and the linea… 

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