Ultrasound-guided reduction of an incarcerated Spigelian hernia.

  title={Ultrasound-guided reduction of an incarcerated Spigelian hernia.},
  author={Guido Torzilli and Daniele Del Fabbro and R. Felisi and Piera Leoni and Pierluigi Gnocchi and V Lumachi and P B Goglia and Natale Olivari},
  journal={Ultrasound in medicine & biology},
  volume={27 8},
Spigelian hernia is a rare abdominal hernia. We report a case in which its diagnosis proved ultrasonography to be an effective tool, not only to diagnose an incarcerated Spigelian hernia but, moreover, to reduce it by echo-probe palpation. Ultrasound (US) is an aid for therapy of various diseases. In our experience, US-guidance prevented possible damage… CONTINUE READING