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Disease Hernia, Inguinal

Name Hernia, Inguinal
Synonyms Direct Inguinal Hernia | Direct Inguinal Hernias | Hernia, Direct Inguinal | Hernia, Indirect Inguinal | Hernias, Direct Inguinal | Hernias, Indirect Inguinal | Hernias, Inguinal | Indirect Inguinal Hernia | Indirect Inguinal Hernias | Inguinal Hernia | Inguinal Hernia, Direct | Inguinal Hernia, Indirect | Inguinal Hernias | Inguinal Hernias, Direct | Inguinal Hernias, Indirect
Definition An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the GROIN region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring. Direct inguinal hernias occur through defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL (transversalis fascia) in Hesselbach's triangle. The former type is commonly seen in children and young adults; the latter in adults.
Categories Pathology (anatomical condition)
MeSH® ID D006552
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Hernia, Inguinal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Arthrogryposis multiplex with deafness, inguinal hernias, and early death
  Hernia, Double Inguinal
  Lambert syndrome
  Microspherophakia with hernia