Hesselbach, Franz

Hesselbach, Franz

(hes′ĕl-bok″)
Ger. surgeon, 1759 – 1816.

Hesselbach hernia

A lobated hernia that passes through the cribriform fascia of the anterior thigh.
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HESSELBACH TRIANGLE

Hesselbach triangle

The interval in the groin bounded by Poupart's ligament, the edge of the rectus muscle, and the deep epigastric artery.
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