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Strangulated Small Bowel in a Spigelian Hernia and a Review of the Literature

  title={Strangulated Small Bowel in a Spigelian Hernia and a Review of the Literature},
  author={Ng ZiQin and Willy Low and Pradeep Subramanian and Joel Stein},
Spigelian hernia was named after the Belgian anatomist Adriaan van den Spieghel who first described the semilunar line in 1645. Spigelian hernia remains an exceedingly rare abdominal wall defect amongst all the abdominal wall hernias. It has a reported incidence of 0.2 to 2% in the literature. Clinical diagnosis of Spigelian hernia remains a challenge to all clinicians due to its vague and non-specific signs and symptoms. As a consequence, most patients often present to the emergency department… 
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