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Incisional, femoral and most surprising to many, even epigastric hernia have all been found to occur in women.
In adult women and men alike, the primary symptoms of epigastric hernia can be felt in the higher portions of the stomach, sometimes accompanied by a bulge in the abdomen.
Epigastric hernias are produced by a defect in the linea alba at a level between the xiphoid process and the umbilicus.