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Descriptor English:   Hernia, Ventral 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hernia Ventral 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hérnia Ventral 
Synonyms English:   Hernias, Ventral
Ventral Hernia
Ventral Hernias  
Tree Number:   C23.300.707.374.937
Definition English:   A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias. 
History Note English:   80; was VENTRAL 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:   6714 
Unique Identifier:   D006555 

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