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Abdominal Herniae

  • Armando Rossi
  • Giorgio Rossi
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

A hernia is a protrusion, through discontinuities in the parietal wall or in diaphragmatic muscles or along vascular canals, of preperitoneal fat, omentum, peritoneum and abdominal viscera with their ligaments or mesenteries. It is made up of a porta, a sac and its content.

Keywords

Inguinal Hernia Ileal Loop Abdominal Hernia Spigelian Hernia Obturator Hernia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Armando Rossi
    • 1
  • Giorgio Rossi
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Radiological SciencesUniversity of ParmaParmaItaly
  2. 2.Local Health Unit (ASL)Hospital of FidenzaFidenza (Pr)Italy

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