Large Epigastric Hernia: an Unusual Presentation

khaleel.A AL-Mefreji خليل المفرجي

Al-Kindy College Medical Journal مجلة كلية الطب الكندي
ISSN: 18109543 Year: 2011 Volume: 7 Issue: 1 Pages: 89-90
Publisher: Baghdad University جامعة بغداد


We presented here a 65years old lady with an unusual presentation of a large epigastric hernia of twenty years duration .The swelling was occupying all the right hypochondrial region .The diagnosis was made on r^E^a-operative identification of the defect in the linea alba which wassutured after removal of the hernial sac and its contents .The postoperative course was uneventful and the patient remained with no complications or recurrence for more than two years follow up.


epigastric hernia --- linea alba --- extraperitonial fat.