Introduction: Inguinal hernia


Inguinal hernia: Protrusion of the intestines out of the groin area.

Inguinal hernia: A hernia is a condition in which part of the intestine bulges through a weak area in muscles in the abdomen. An inguinal hernia occurs in the groin (the area between the abdomen and thigh). It is called "inguinal" because the intestines push through a weak spot in the inguinal canal, which is a triangle-shaped opening between layers of abdominal muscle near the groin. 1

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1. excerpt from Inguinal Hernia: NIDDK

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