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A hernia is a weakness or tear in the abdominal muscle wall, which normally holds the inner lining of the abdomen and internal organs in place (i.e. inside, where they belong). The weakness or tear allows the inner lining to protrude and form a pouch.
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All you need to know about hernia.ppt
WHAT IS A
A hernia occurs when an organ pushes
through an opening in the muscle or tissue
that holds it in place.
This defect in the muscle wall allows organs
and tissues to push through, or
herniate, producing a bulge.
I N C I S I O N A L H E R N I A
The intestine pushes through the
abdominal wall at the site of
previous abdominal surgery.
F E M O R A L H E R N I A
Occurs when the intestine enters the
canal carrying the
femoral artery into the upper thigh.
I N G U I N A L H E R N I A
The intestine or
the bladder protrudes through the
TYPES OF HERNIA
U M B I L I C A L H E R N I A
Part of the small intestine passes
through the abdominal wall near the
E P I G A S T R I C H E R N I A
Type of hernia in the epigastric region of
the abdominal wall,above the belly
Pain or discomfort
in affected areas.
COMMON SYMPTOMS OF
weakness, pressure, or
a feeling of heaviness
in the abdomen.
Gurgling, or aching
Hernias are caused by a
muscle weakness and strain.CAUSES
Certain activities and medical problems
that increase pressure on the
abdominal wall can lead to a hernia.
ACTIVITIES AND MEDICAL PROBLEMS THAT INCREASE
PRESSURE ON THE ABDOMINAL WALL CAN LEAD TO A
LIFTING HEAVY ITEMS
INJURY OR SURGERY
PHYSICAL EXERTION UNDESCENDED
Open surgical repair closes the
hernia using sutures, mesh, or
both, and the surgical wound in
the skin is closed with sutures,
staples, or surgical glue.
Surgical repair of a hernia guided
by a laparoscope allows for the
use of smaller incisions, enabling
a faster recovery from the
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