Petit hernia

Pe·tit her·ni·a

lumbar hernia, occurring in the Petit triangle.
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Pe·tit her·ni·a

(pĕ-tē' hĕr'nē-ă)
Lumbar hernia, occurring in inferior lumbar triangle.
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Jean L., French surgeon, 1674-1750.
Petit hernia - lumbar hernia occurring in Petit triangle.
Petit herniotomy - herniotomy without incision into the sac.
Petit ligament
Petit lumbar triangle - an area in the posterior abdominal wall. Synonym(s): lumbar triangle
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For example, an Amyand's hernia is an inguinal hernia containing the appendix (Figure 2), a De Garengeot hernia is a femoral hernia containing the appendix, a hernia of Littre contains a Meckel's diverticulum, (5) a Grynflett-Lesshaft hernia occurs through the superior lumbar triangle, while a Petit hernia is a hernia in the inferior lumbar triangle (Table 1).