lumbar triangle


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Related to lumbar triangle: lumbar hernia, triangle of auscultation

inferior lumbar triangle

[TA]
area of the back (posterior abdominal wall) bounded by edges of the latissimus dorsi and external oblique muscles and iliac crest; herniations occasionally occur here.

lum·bar tri·an·gle

(lŭm'bahr trī'ang-gĕl)
An area in the posterior abdominal wall bounded by the edges of the latissimus dorsi and external oblique muscles and the iliac crest; herniations occasionally occur here.
Synonym(s): trigonum lumbale.

Petit,

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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8] Jankovic ZB, du Feu FM, McConnell P An anatomical study of the transversus abdominis plane block: location of the lumbar triangle of Petit and adjacent nerves.
foramen Often presents with incarceration Grynflett-Lesshaft Upper lumbar triangle Location Petit Lower lumbar triangle Location
A 90 mm 22 G bevelled spinal needle (Quincke) was inserted perpendicular to skin, just superior to iliac crest (2-3 cm) within lumbar triangle of Petit and slightly behind the midaxillary line.