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January 1983

Diagnosis of Spigelian Hernia by Computed Tomography

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Surgery (Drs Papierniak, Wittenstein, Bartizal, and Wielgolewski) and Radiology (Dr Love), Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill.

Arch Surg. 1983;118(1):109-110. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1983.01390010081018

• A spigelian hernia was clinically suspected. Ultrasonographic findings were equivocal, but computed tomography (CT) was diagnostic. Surgeons and radiologists alike should be aware of the potential of CT to make this difficult diagnosis.

(Arch Surg 1983;118:109-110)