European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol.7, no.2, pp.122-124, 1997 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
European Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Congenital lumbar hernia, Lumbocostovertebral syndroma
Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated:
Congenital hernias in the lumbar region are very uncommon. Two cases with congenital lumbar hernia associated with the lumbocostovertebral syndrome are presented. The first case of a 14-month-old girl presented with the type of a superior lumbar triangle hernia. The second case was a 2 year- old girl presenting with diffuse lumbar hernia. The anatomy, embryology and treatment of this congenital abnormality are discussed.