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Fig. 4 | Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Fig. 4

From: Role of high-resolution ultrasound in the assessment of abdominal wall masses and mass-like lesions

Fig. 4

a–c Grayscale ultrasound images for three patients presenting with an anterior abdominal wall swellings. a An image for a case of fatty hernia of the linea alba showing a midline defect in the linea alba (white open arrow) between the two recti abdominus muscles (white asterisks) with the abdominal fat being seen protruding through the defect in a mushroom-like configuration. b An incisional hernia with a defect (between the yellow asterisks) showing protrusion of the intra-abdominal fat through it. c An image for a case of Spigelian hernia with a bowel loop (open black arrows) being seen protruding through an abdominal wall defect to be insinuated between the transversus abdominus (black asterisk) and the internal oblique (white asterisk) muscles. In the three cases, findings were operatively confirmed

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