hernia

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abnormal protrusion of the navel; sometimes the start of umbilical hernia acromphalus
hernia projecting into the vagina colpocele , vaginocele
hernia in which the urinary bladder protrudes through the wall of the vagina; sometimes occurs after childbirth colpocystocele , cystocele
hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm diaphragmatic hernia , hiatal hernia , hiatus hernia
umbilical hernia at birth in which some abdominal organs push into the umbilical cord exomphalos
painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder heartburn , pyrosis
stomach, hernia involving hiatal hernia
hernia with part of stomach pushing through diaphragm hiatal hernia , hiatus hernia
hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canal; the most common type of hernia in males inguinal hernia
hernia of the cornea keratocele
hernia through the abdomen laparocele
protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth omphalocele , umbilical hernia
belt for hernia patient truss
hernia supportive device truss
(medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure truss
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