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Clinical Features of a Spigelian Hernia

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A hernia through the spigelian semilunar line (an anatomic site named after Professor van der Spiegel) is termed a spigelian hernia. Most occur spontaneously. It may be misdiagnosed if the physician is unfamiliar with the condition.

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