"Hernia, Ventral" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.
- Hernia, Ventral
- Hernias, Ventral
- Ventral Hernias
- Ventral Hernia
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