Strangulated hernia


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a hernia so tightly compressed in some part of the channel through which it has been protruded as to arrest its circulation, and produce swelling of the protruded part. It may occur in recent or chronic hernia, but is more common in the latter.
(Med.) See under Hernia.

See also: Hernia, Strangulated

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Ongoing sepsis, lactic acidosis, and skin discoloration indicates the presence of strangulated hernia and warrants urgent surgical exploration.
David Rice, now 57, was lying in his hospital bed with a strangulated hernia when his daughter visited him and gave him the news that she was expecting his first grandchild.
The differential diagnosis may include a strangulated hernia, orchitis, inguinal lymphadenitis and epidydimitis.
* You know you have a hernia, and you have pain, are nauseated and vomiting, or are unable to have a bowel movement or pass gas; you may have a strangulated hernia or an obstruction.
Strangulated hernia is a common disease, which is often observed in surgery and the emergency room, and involves severe inguinal pain.
In severe cases, the intestine may experience blockage of blood flow, resulting to a case known as strangulated hernia which can rapidly lead to death.
The cause of death in one patient (57 year old male, CTP class C) was septic shock related to strangulated hernia. Despite having received emergent herniorrhaphy and small bowel resection anastomosis, he died on 3rd post-operative day.
"Most hernias don't hurt at all, but sometimes you feel a dull ache or burning sensation," says Dudley A strangulated hernia, where a loop of bowel becomes trapped in the hernia defect, can be fatal and should be treated immediately.
STRANGULATED HERNIA Mr Abou-Samra, who is also lead clinician for breast cancer with the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, said he found it surprising that despite all the publicity and One in 10 heightened awareness of the dangers of breast cancer, surveys had revealed that about 70 per cent of women still did not check themselves.
They opened me up and found an internal strangulated hernia and a tumour.
[sup][8] Differential diagnosis of Amyand's hernia includes Strangulated hernia, Richter's hernia, testicular torsion, testicular tumor with hemorrhage, inguinal adenitis, epidydimitis and orchitis.
Patients with co-morbid conditions or those presented as strangulated hernia were excluded.