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Hernia (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

abdominal wall hernias, strangulated hernia, inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, incisional hernia, spigelian hernia, obturator hernia, epigastric hernia, irreducible hernia, reducible hernia, asymptomatic hernia, incarcerated hernia, hernia, hernias

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/6/2013

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As defined in 1804 by Astley Cooper, ahernia as a protrusion of any viscus from its proper cavity.

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