Abdominal Wall Mass: An Unusual Complication of a Ventral Hernia Repair

Sang Lee, Paul Hanna, Daniel Barbash, Manrique Guerrero, Jamshed Zuberi, Scott Wessner


An abdominal wall mass can arise from a large number of etiologies, but it has not been reported as a complication of a ventral hernia repair. The most common complication of a hernia repair is recurrence. Here, we report an unusual case of a 47-year-old male who presented with a benign abdominal mass 12 years after undergoing a ventral hernia repair, and describe our recommended surgical management.

J Curr Surg. 2018;8(3-4):41-43
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs357w


Abdominal wall mass; Ventral hernia repair; Ventral hernia repair complication

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