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Hernia FAQs (cont.)

Where can one find more information about hernias?

MedlinePlus, Hernia

REFERENCE:

Fitzgibbons, Jr., R.J., and R.A. Forse. "Clinical Practice. Groin Hernias in Adults." N Engl J Med 372.8 Feb. 19, 2015: 756-763.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/20/2015

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