, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 313–315 | Cite as

Recurrent inguinal hernia due to mesh dissolution: two case reports

Case Report


The recurrence of inguinal or other abdominal hernia due to Prolene polypropylene mesh dissolution has never been reported in the literature. This is a report of two cases of recurrent inguinal hernias after mesh hernioplasty, but, on exploration, no mesh was found.


Prolene Polypropylene mesh Mesh dissolution Hernia recurrence Inguinal hernia Hernioplasty Mesh repair 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryFatima Hospital and Baqai Medical UniversityKarachiPakistan

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