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Indirect Inguinal Hernia 

Indirect Inguinal Hernia
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Indirect Inguinal Hernia
Author(s):

David Seiden

and Siobhan A. Corbett

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199846085.003.0028
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date: 05 December 2020

A 22-year-old man comes to the outpatient department with the complaint that occasionally, particularly when he stands or strains, a “bulge” appears in his right groin. Off and on, he has moderate pain in this area that is increased by activity, particularly lifting or straining hard during a bowel movement. He is otherwise healthy with no known allergies and is taking no medications.

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