Hernia

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

Recurrent inguinal hernia due to mesh dissolution: two case reports

Case Report

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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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