Traumatic abdominal wall hernia-a case report and literature review

Jennifer Yan, James Wood, Catherine Bevan, Wei Cheng, Guin Wilson

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We present a case report and comprehensive literature review of pediatric traumatic abdominal wall hernia caused by a blow from a bicycle handlebar. Traumatic abdominal wall hernia is a rare complication of bicycle handlebar injury. An awareness of this entity will help prevent a missed diagnosis. Operative repair is met with good outcome.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1642-1645
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Bicycle handlebar injury
  • Handlebar hernia
  • Pediatric
  • Traumatic abdominal wall hernia


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