International Journal of Anatomical Sciences 2013, 4(2): 11-13

Case Report

Lumbar hernia- A cadaveric Case Study

Kirubhanand C, Tamil Selvi P, Vijaya Prakash KM, Shradha Iddalgave,

Department of Anatomy, Karuna Medical College, Vilayodi, Palakkad- 678 103, Kerala, India.
Department of Anatomy, Sathyabama Dental College & Hospital, Sathyabama University, Chennai 600 119, Tamil Nadu, India.

Department of Anatomy, Dr. ALM PGIBMS, University of Madras, Taramani Campus, Chennai 600 113

Key words : lumbar hernia, petits triangle

Abstract: In this article we report a case of cadaveric finding of inferior lumbar hernia. Lumbar triangle hernia that occurs through lumbar triangles is very rare type of hernia. Only about 300 cases have been reported till date. PetitÂ’s triangle hernia find further rarity and th case under reference is probably the first ever reported case of PetitÂ’ triangle hernia in cadaveric finding. The relevant literature has been reviewed and the case report is discussed in brief.