Laparoscopic repair for a congenital lumbar hernia with free fascia lata graft reinforcement

Keiichi Morita, Go Miyano, Hiroshi Nouso, Koji Fukumoto, Masaya Yamoto, Hiromu Miyake, Masakatsu Kaneshiro, Naoto Urushihara

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Congenital lumbar hernias are rare, and the optimal surgical procedures for hernia repair are still controversial. A 13-month-old girl with a left-sided, 7 cm × 7 cm, congenital lumbar hernia underwent laparoscopic repair with autologous free fascia lata graft reinforcement. At 6 months, she was doing well with no recurrence of the hernia. Laparoscopic repair with free fascia lata graft reinforcement is a safe and feasible surgical option for the treatment of large congenital lumbar hernias.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-103
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Congenital lumbar hernia
  • Fascia lata
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lumbocostovertebral syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery


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