fatty hernia


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pan·nic·u·lar her·ni·a

the escape of subcutaneous fat through a gap in a fascia or an aponeurosis.
Synonym(s): fatty hernia
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pan·nic·u·lar her·ni·a

(pă-nik'yū-lăr hĕr'nē-ă)
The escape of subcutaneous fat through a gap in a fascia or an aponeurosis.
Synonym(s): fatty hernia.
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fatty hernia

The prolapse of fat from its normal, anatomical position, e.g., from behind the peritoneum into the inguinal canal.
See also: hernia
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