epigastric hernia


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ep·i·gas·tric her·ni·a

hernia through the linea alba above the navel.

epigastric hernia

the protrusion of an internal organ through the linea alba.

ep·i·gas·tric her·ni·a

(ep'i-gas'trik hĕr'nē-ă)
Hernia through the linea alba above the navel.

epigastric hernia

A hernia through a defect in the linea alba above the umbilicus.
See also: hernia
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9%) patients had epigastric hernia as given in Figure 1.
Large epigastric hernia are common and usually more unsightly than painful.
Twenty two patients were having paraumblical hernia, 20 patients with epigastric hernia and 8 patients with umbilical hernia .
IPOM TAPP Incisional Hernia 19 Paraumblical Hernia 12 10 Umblical Hernia 1 1 Epigastric Hernia 1 4 TOTAL 33 15 Table 3: No.
And there's a genuine medical miracle when a deaf patient comes in with an epigastric hernia and suddenly regains their hearing.
On examination, vitals are stable and there was a reducible epigastric hernia measuring 5x5 cms with bilateral direct inguinal hernias.