Incarcerated hernia

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Related to Incarcerated hernia: strangulated hernia
(Med.) hernia in which the constriction can not be easily reduced.

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It can also form as a hard, permanent protuberance known as an incarcerated hernia that requires immediate medical attention.
Reigns was pulled out of the lineup just two nights before Night of Champions to undergo an emergency procedure for incarcerated hernia.
An incarcerated hernia cannot be reduced and may be diagnosed clinically or using sonography (US).
The diagnosis of testicular torsion, however, is not always straightforward because of other processes, such as torsion of a testicular or epididymal appendage, epididymitis, tumour, incarcerated hernia or trauma.