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Descriptor English:   Hernia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hernia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hérnia 
Synonyms English:   Enterocele
Tree Number:   C23.300.707
Definition English:   Protrusion of tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the bone, muscular tissue, or the membrane by which it is normally contained. Hernia may involve tissues such as the ABDOMINAL WALL or the respiratory DIAPHRAGM. Hernias may be internal, external, congenital, or acquired. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with specific organ/disease; /surg: consider HERNIORRHAPHY
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Hernia/surgery use Herniorrhaphy
See Related English:   Prolapse
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   6706 
Unique Identifier:   D006547 

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