Incarcerated hernia

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

See also: Incarcerate

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Irreducible hernia and previously operated cases of inguinal hernia were excluded from the study.
In the presence of an irreducible hernia measuring between 1000 and 2000 mL in volume, a transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) repair can be performed with a relatively larger operative space by an experienced surgeon.
Pain was of dragging type except in one patient where the pain was colicky in a case of irreducible hernia. More than half of the patients presented with hernia on the right side (53.33%) followed by left (33.33%).