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Incisional Hernia

Introduction: Incisional Hernia

Description of Incisional Hernia

Incisional Hernia (medical condition): A condition where a part of the abdominal contents such as the bowel or intestines, protrude through a ...more

Incisional Hernia: See also:

Ventral Hernia:
  »Introduction: Ventral Hernia
  »Symptoms of Ventral Hernia
  »Causes of Ventral Hernia
  »Treatments for Ventral Hernia

Incisional Hernia: Related Topics

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Incisional Hernia as a Disease

Incisional Hernia: Another name for Ventral Hernia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Ventral Hernia
  »Symptoms of Ventral Hernia
  »Causes of Ventral Hernia
  »Treatments for Ventral Hernia

Incisional Hernia: Related Diseases

Incisional Hernia: Incisional Hernia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Incisional Hernia

Some of the causes of Incisional Hernia are included in the list below:

  • Previous surgery
  • Previous deep trauma
  • Obesity

Symptoms of Incisional Hernia (Ventral Hernia)

Some of the symptoms of Incisional Hernia incude:

  • Lump in abdomen (may be able to be pushed back in (reducible hernia) or may be stuck (irreducible))
  • Pain in abdomen
  • Pain and tenderness over lump
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal distension

Treatments for Incisional Hernia (Ventral Hernia)

Treatments for Incisional Hernia (Ventral Hernia) include:

  • Monitoring for inability to reduce hernia
  • Surgical repair - mesh or suture techniques, may be done as laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery

Treatment of Incisional Hernia: For more treatment information about Incisional Hernia, see treatment of Ventral Hernia (Incisional Hernia)

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