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Descriptor English:   Hernia, Inguinal 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hernia Inguinal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hérnia Inguinal 
Synonyms English:   Direct Inguinal Hernia
Direct Inguinal Hernias
Hernia, Direct Inguinal
Hernia, Indirect Inguinal
Hernias, Direct Inguinal
Hernias, Indirect Inguinal
Hernias, Inguinal
Indirect Inguinal Hernia
Indirect Inguinal Hernias
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia, Direct
Inguinal Hernia, Indirect
Inguinal Hernias
Inguinal Hernias, Direct
Inguinal Hernias, Indirect  
Tree Number:   C23.300.707.374.875
Definition English:   An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the GROIN region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring. Direct inguinal hernias occur through defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL (transversalis fascia) in Hesselbach's triangle. The former type is commonly seen in children and young adults; the latter in adults. 
History Note English:   80; was INGUINAL HERNIA 1963-79 
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
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   6711 
Unique Identifier:   D006552 

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