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Mesh repair of a coccygeal hernia via an abdominal approach.

By A. Kumar and J. R. Reynolds


We report on the presentation and management of a patient with herniation of the rectum following a coccygectomy. We used an abdominal approach and careful pelvic dissection to define the defect in the pelvic floor at the site where coccyx used to be. Prolene mesh repair resulted in the reduction of the hernia. To our knowledge, this is the first report on the mesh repair of the coccygeal hernia via an abdominal approach

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: Royal College of Surgeons of England
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