EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.7, no.2, pp.122-124, 1997 (SCI-Expanded)
Congenital hernias in the lumbar region are very uncommon. Two cases with congenital lumbar hernia associated with the lumbocostovertebral syndrome are presented. The first case of a 14-month-old girl presented with the type of a superior lumbar triangle hernia. The second case was a 2-year-old girl presenting with diffuse lumbar hernia, The anatomy, embryology and treatment of this congenital abnormality are discussed.