Incarcerated hernia

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

See also: Incarcerate

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Differential diagnosis includes; intestinal obstruction secondary to any pathology, volvulus, intussuception, gastroenteritis, diverticulitis, rectal sheet hematoma, incarcerated hernia, malignancy, and mesenteric ischemia.
Bacteria in hernia sac: An important risk fact for surgical site infection after incarcerated hernia repair.
hernia, huge hernia, obstructed hernia, strangulated hernia, incarcerated hernia, sliding hernia, bilat.
If emergent causes are suspected, such as incarcerated hernia or testicular torsion, then surgical exploration is warranted.
5 US findings of incarcerated hernia are bowel wall thickening and fluid in the hernia sac, dilated bowel-loops in abdominal cavity.
Diagnosis of Amyand's hernia is almost always made intraoperatively because the usual clinical picture is identical to that of an incarcerated hernia although ultrasound and computed tomography can help.
Reigns was pulled out of the lineup just two nights before Night of Champions to undergo an emergency procedure for incarcerated hernia.
There was intestine and omentum in incarcerated hernia bag.
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.