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Internal Abdominal Hernias

  • Morton A. Meyers

Abstract

An internal abdominal hernia is defined as the protrusion of a viscus through a normal or abnormal aperture within the confines of the peritoneal cavity. The hernial orifice may be a preexisting anatomic structure, such as the foramen of Winslow, or a pathologic defect of congenital or acquired origin.

Keywords

Superior Mesenteric Artery Internal Hernia Small Bowel Loop Inferior Mesenteric Vein Transverse Mesocolon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morton A. Meyers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, School of MedicineState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA

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