Q8. What is a spigelian hernia? : A guide to Hernias

A8. A spigelian hernia differs from other types of hernia in that it is a protrusion through the muscle fibres of the abdominal wall.

A section of the intestines may protrude through but in many other cases, there is no obvious lump or swelling.

Find out more in our spigelian hernia section.

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