International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Surgery | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022 | Rating: 4.5 / 10


Traumatic Abdominal Wall Hernia: A Unique Causation

Abhijeet Dilip Kharche | Sriranjani Iyer


Abstract: Acute blunt trauma abdomen is a known surgical emergency and its presentation has vast diversity; one of which is a traumatic abdominal wall hernia. These hernias are very unique in their own way of causation and presentation. The trauma could be from any blunt object with smaller area and high force; most common in a road traffic accident being a handle of bicycle or steering wheel of a car. Immediate presentation with traumatic site swelling and pain, confirmed with ultrasonogram and computed tomography scan without any complications; patients of TAWH can be subjected to immediate or late repair by open or laparoscopic method. Not repairing or unsupervised delay in repair can lead to obstruction or strangulation of bowel.


Keywords: Trauma, Hernia, traumatic abdominal wall hernia, TAWH


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,


Pages: 1328 - 1331


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