A condition in which part of an organ is displaced and protrudes through the wall of the cavity containing it (often involving the intestine at a weak point in the abdominal wall)
rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
A hernia is the protrusion of an organ or the fascia of an organ through the wall of the cavity that normally contains it. A hiatal hernia occurs when the stomach protrudes into the mediastinum through the esophageal opening in the diaphragm.
A disorder in which a part of the body protrudes abnormally through a tear or opening in an adjacent part, especially of the abdomen
The protrusion of a loop of an organ or tissue through a weakened opening. Ten to 20 percent of patients who have weight-loss surgery develop a hernia.
A weakness in the tissue of the abdominal wall that results in a detectable bulge.
a weakness in the abdominal wall that causes a portion of the intestines to protrude into the umbilical or inguinal area. This may also occur with a problem of the diaphragm that causes the bowel to enter the chest cavity, resulting in underdevelopment of the lung.
Protrusion of the intestines into the scrotum.
Latin = a protrusion, adjective - hernial.
abnormal protrusion of organs through a weak spot or abnormal opening, usually in the abdominal or groin areas.
A hole in the body wall that can allow for abdominal contents to push out under the skin. They can be “reducible”, meaning tissue can readily move back and forth inside and out of the hole, or “nonreducible” meaning the tissue can’t readily be moved. ...
The abnormal protrusion of the contents of a cavity beyond the normal confines of that cavity
An abdominal incisional hernia is a weak area in the strong mucle layer that is supposed to contain the soft internal organs such as the intestine. Hernias are quite common in morbidly obese people, mostly arising from some prior surgical incision. ...
HER-nee-uh/ Protrusion of part of the abdominal contents, usually a portion of the small intestine, through the abdominal wall.
If the hole where the umbilical cord was doesn't close, the organs and tissue can protrude.
Protrusion of intestine through abdominal muscles around stoma. Seen as a bulge under the skin around stoma. May be supported with a wide belt or binder; sometimes needs surgical correction.
a condition in which part of an internal organ protrudes, inappropriately,through an opening in the tissues that are supposed to contain it.
The protrusion of an organ or structure through muscles that usually contain them. High-Frequency Ventilation Special form of mechanical ventilation, designed to help reduce complications to the infant's delicate lungs. It provides rapid respiratory rates. ...
Abnormal movement of organs or fat through a hole such as the umbilicus
This occurs when part of an internal organ pushes out through an opening in its surrounding tissue. Sometimes a hernia can occur internally and commonly a hernia occurs when there is a weakness in various parts of the abdominal wall.
is when a piece of tissue, or organ which pokes through the muscles which make up the wall of the abdomen, and pushes out under the skin. This appears as a bulge in the abdomen or groin
Most common in the abdominal wall, a hernia is a bulge of tissue caused by a weak area or tear in the muscle through which tissue protrudes. In babies, hernias are most common in boys or premature infants, and are treated with surgery.