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Strangulated Spigelian hernia.
  1. R. M. Kirby
  1. Royal Surrey County Hopsital, Guildford, Surrey, UK.


    Spigelian herniae rarely present as emergencies. There have been two cases requiring emergency surgery at this hospital within the last 5 years, representing 2.4% of all abdominal wall herniae requiring urgent treatment for strangulation.

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