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Management of giant inferior triangle lumbar hernia (Petit's triangle hernia): A rare complication following delayed breast reconstruction with extended latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap.

Munhoz AM, Montag E, Arruda EG, Sturtz G, Gemperli R - Int J Surg Case Rep (2014)

Bottom Line: At operation, the defect was exposed and the hernia sac reduced.The knowledge of this rare post-operative complication following delayed breast reconstruction is crucial to its surgical management.Early surgical intervention is warranted in order to avoid severe complications.

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Affiliation: Hospital Sírio Libanês, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address: munhozalex@uol.com.br.

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Abdominal CT transverse section after hernia repair showed resolution of the left lumbar hernia trough inferior triangle (Petit's).
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fig0020: Abdominal CT transverse section after hernia repair showed resolution of the left lumbar hernia trough inferior triangle (Petit's).

Mentions: Satisfactory lumbar and abdominal wall contour were achieved (Fig. 3c–d). The patient is currently in the 10th postoperative year of lumbar hernia correction and the breast reconstruction was finished with nipple-areola complex reconstruction. Neither the recurrence of lumbar hernia nor symptoms compliance was noted. CT 12th month after hernia repair showed resolution of the hernia (Fig. 4).


Management of giant inferior triangle lumbar hernia (Petit's triangle hernia): A rare complication following delayed breast reconstruction with extended latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap.

Munhoz AM, Montag E, Arruda EG, Sturtz G, Gemperli R - Int J Surg Case Rep (2014)

Abdominal CT transverse section after hernia repair showed resolution of the left lumbar hernia trough inferior triangle (Petit's).
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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fig0020: Abdominal CT transverse section after hernia repair showed resolution of the left lumbar hernia trough inferior triangle (Petit's).
Mentions: Satisfactory lumbar and abdominal wall contour were achieved (Fig. 3c–d). The patient is currently in the 10th postoperative year of lumbar hernia correction and the breast reconstruction was finished with nipple-areola complex reconstruction. Neither the recurrence of lumbar hernia nor symptoms compliance was noted. CT 12th month after hernia repair showed resolution of the hernia (Fig. 4).

Bottom Line: At operation, the defect was exposed and the hernia sac reduced.The knowledge of this rare post-operative complication following delayed breast reconstruction is crucial to its surgical management.Early surgical intervention is warranted in order to avoid severe complications.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Hospital Sírio Libanês, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address: munhozalex@uol.com.br.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus