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Abdominal wall hernias 

Abdominal wall hernias
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Abdominal wall hernias
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10.1093/med/9780199219018.003.0006
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Introduction 174

Inguinal hernias 178

Paraumbilical hernias 180

Femoral hernias 182

Incisional hernias 184

Epigastric hernias 185

Rare hernias 186

Early postoperative complications 188

A hernia is defined as a protrusion of an organ, part of an organ, or tissue through a defect in the wall containing it, into an abnormal position. Hernias of the abdominal wall are common and often present as an emergency. Common types of abdominal wall hernias include: ...

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