inguinal hernia

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inguinal hernia

(indirect) Part of the intestine bulges into the inguinal canal—the channel through which testes drop into the scrotum before birth.
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Noun1.inguinal hernia - hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canalinguinal hernia - hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canal; the most common type of hernia in males
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
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Indirect inguinal hernia is a common consideration in pediatric population due to the persistence of peritoneal reflection providing a passage for testicular descend from abdomen to scrotum.
An indirect inguinal hernia is the most common hernia, regardless of gender.
Ureteral herniation is more often due to an indirect inguinal hernia (80% of cases) rather than a direct inguinal hernia (20%).
KEY WORDS: Intestinal Obstruction; Laparotomy; Gynecological Surgery; Peritonitis; Appendectomy; Indirect Inguinal Hernia; Umbilical Hernia; Incisional Hernia; Intestinal Volvulus.
Haisa et al., "Retroperitoneal liposarcoma presenting as indirect inguinal hernia," ActaMedica Okayama, vol.
Orr, "Traumatic indirect inguinal hernia: a seat belt injury," Injury, vol.
Methods: Ninety two male patients from 20-60 years of age reported for direct or indirect inguinal hernia with open Mesh/Lichtenstein or darn repair in emergency or electively from January 2014 to December 2015 were enrolled in this prospective randomized control trial (RCT).
Annual incidence of indirect inguinal hernia operation Year Incidence % 2005 8 11.0 2006 8 11.0 2007 5 6.8 2008 6 8.2 2009 4 5.5 2010 3 4.1 2011 8 11.0 2012 7 9.6 2013 7 9.6 2014 13 17.8 2015 4 5.5 Total 73 100.0 Table 2.
(6) Indirect inguinal hernia containing genital organs in a female patient is usually caused by passage of genital organs along with the round ligament to the inguinal canal and labia majora due to incomplete closure of the processes vaginalis.
The literature describes associated anomalies found concomitantly with SNT, including cryptorchidism, ectopic testis, hydrocele, indirect inguinal hernia, testicular torsion, and epididymitis [1, 3-8].
The most common type of hernia appearing in the inguinal region is indirect inguinal hernia (1).