Lumbar hernia diagnosed after laparoscopic hiatal hernia surgery

Jian Shen Kiam, Stephen Lam, Jasmine Crane, Bhaskar Kumar

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The presence of a new lumbar swelling or pain in the postoperative period following laparoscopic surgery should raise the suspicion of a lumbar hernia. Cross‐sectional imaging can be used to establish an early diagnosis to enable successful management.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1442-1445
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number3
Early online date19 Jan 2021
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021


  • laparoscopic
  • lumbar hernia
  • superior lumbar triangle
  • surgery

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