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what is a spigelian hernias and were is found. how do you treat it also?

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Dr. Peter Lydon
General Surgery 39 years experience
Abdomen: This is an unusual hernia in the lower, outer abdomen. It needs to be surgically repaired.
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
A little to the side: These hernias are holes just to the side of the "six pack" muscle, usually in the lower abdomen. Repair requires an operation, often done laparoscopically. Hope this helps!

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