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Hernia, Abdominal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Hernia, Abdominal
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Scope Note
A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.
Entry Term(s)
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Wall Hernias
Hernias, Abdominal Wall
NLM Classification #
WI 950
Previous Indexing
Hernia (1966-2004)
Hernia, Ventral (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see HERNIA, VENTRAL 1989-2004
History Note
2005; use HERNIA, VENTRAL 1989-2004
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Hernia, Abdominal Preferred
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