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Traumatic Abdominal Wall Hernia - A Case Report



Traumatic abdominal wall hernia is a rare entity in adults and it usually occurs following road traffic accidents with blunt injury abdomen. It is more common in children and presents as handle bar hernias. Here I present a case of adult TAWH for which emergency laparotomy with mesh repair was done. TAWH needs a high degree of suspicion to be                diagnosed and emergent surgical intervention is mandatory in cases with intra-abdominal injuries.


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