interparietal hernia

interparietal hernia

[¦in·tər·pə′rī·əd·əl ′hər·nē·ə]
(medicine)
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It is reported that the interparietal hernia is predominant in males.
The biggest problem with the interparietal hernia is that its preoperative diagnosis is seldom, if ever.
The interparietal hernia: a rare variant of an inguinal hernia.
The interparietal hernias are frequently confused with inguinal hernias.
We conclude that surgeons may sometimes come across with interparietal hernias either in the form of an odd inguinal hernia or as a case of acute intestinal obstruction of an unknown origin.
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).
Interparietal hernia mimicking malignant small bowel obstruction.
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.
Lower and Hicken (8) reported in their series, that the interparietal hernias among all inguinal hernias should be as frequent as 0.01-1.6%.