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Traumatic Lumbar Hernia - A Series of 3 Cases

PUBLISHED October 06, 2022 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.54985/peeref.2210p7114660)



Devi Shanker Malik1 , Buddhi Singh Dhakad1 , Mahipal Singh2 , Nisha Aurora2
  1. General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Eternal Hospital Jaipur
  2. Dept of Radiology, Eternal Hospital, Jaipur (India)

Conference / event

16th Annual Conference of the Hernia Society of India, September 2022 (Jaipur, India)

Poster summary

Lumbar hernias are very rare hernias accounting for less than 1.5% of all abdominal hernias. They may be congenital or Acquired. Acquired hernias may be Primary or Secondary. Traumatic lumbar hernia is a secondary type of hernia, with only sixty-six cases reported so far. We are presenting a series of 3 cases (Two female and one male) of Traumatic Lumbar hernias. All had multiple injuries initially and managed accordingly . Later in recovery phase, they noticed gradually increasing lumbar swelling which was diagnosed as Traumatic Lumbar hernia and managed by open Lumbar hernioplasty.Traumatic Lumbar Hernia should be suspected in all the patients of high energy injury of torso.


Lumbar hernia, Traumatic lumbar hernia, Blunt abdominal trauma

Research areas

Medical Imaging, Medicine, Biological Sciences, Anatomy and Physiology, Education


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Copyright © 2022 Malik et al. This is an open access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Malik, D., Dhakad, B., Singh, M., Aurora, N. Traumatic Lumbar Hernia - A Series of 3 Cases [not peer reviewed]. Peeref 2022 (poster).
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