lumbar hernia


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lum·bar her·ni·a

a hernia between the last rib and the iliac crest where the aponeurosis of the transversus muscle is covered only by the latissimus dorsi.

lum·bar her·ni·a

(lŭm'bahr hĕr'nē-ă)
A protrusion between the last rib and the iliac crest where the aponeurosis of the transversus muscle is covered only by the latissimus dorsi.

lumbar hernia

A hernia through the inferior lumbar triangle (Petit) or the superior lumbar triangle (Grynfelt). It occurs most often in association with surgery on the kidneys or ureters.
See also: hernia
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