CT demonstration of hernia through an iliac crest defect

J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1986 May-Jun;10(3):432-4.


We recently encountered two patients with an unusual hernia through a defect in the iliac crest secondary to prior bone graft harvesting. The radiographic and CT features of this rare entity are illustrated and pertinent literature reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Colonic Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Colonic Diseases / etiology
  • Hernia / diagnostic imaging
  • Hernia / etiology
  • Humans
  • Ilium / surgery*
  • Ilium / transplantation
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Complications / diagnostic imaging*
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*