It is reported that the interparietal hernia is predominant in males.
In the case of closed vaginal process and intact internal ring, the interparietal hernia should be considered as a pre-peritoneal type.
The biggest problem with the interparietal hernia is that its preoperative diagnosis is seldom, if ever.
Interparietal hernia mimicking malignant small bowel obstruction.
The term interstitial hernia, occasionally used interchangeably with interparietal hernia
, refers to a hernia sac found between the various layers of the abdominal wall and is further classified according to the layer it is found between (2).
Three subtypes of interparietal hernia have been described viz.
Though interparietal hernias have been reported by many authors a combination of poorly developed hemiscrotum (6), completely obstructed external inguinal ring with undescended testis along with giant interparietal hernia is a very rare event as only two cases have been reported in last 100 years.