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Descriptor in English: Hernia
Descriptor in Spanish: Hernia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hérnia
Descriptor in French: Hernie
Entry term(s): Enterocele
Hernias
Tree number(s): C23.300.707
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with specific organ/disease; /surg: consider HERNIORRHAPHY
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Prolapse MeSH
Trusses MeSH
DeCS UI: 6706
Descriptor UI: D006547
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Hernia - Preferred
Concept UI M0010259
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Hernia
Entry term(s) Hernias
Enterocele - Narrower
Concept UI M0010260
Scope note An intestinal HERNIA.
Preferred term Enterocele



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