• Surgical Sciences Journal
Case Report

Spigelian Hernias – A Tricky Diagnosis but Easy Management: A Case Report

Surgical Sciences Journal [2018; 1(1): 15-18]
Received: 20 April 2018, Accepted: 17 May 2018, Published: 23 May 2018


Spigelian hernias are uncommon and represent only 0.1% of all abdominal hernias. However, by their nature, they often present a diagnostic challenge to clinicians. Symptoms of non-obstructed hernias can be vague and non-specific. We explore and discuss a case that highlights the diagnostic challenges associated with Spigelian hernias and discusses a simple laparoscopic approach to repair.

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