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Hernia symptoms and signs

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Symptoms of hernias may suddenly appear, but also may develop gradually. Painful sensations can vary considerably – from no to severe pain. Hernia symptoms should include the presence of convexity in the groin, chest, thigh, and scrotum. Convexity can disappear in a prone position and act more while coughing.
Another symptom of hernia is a burning [...]

Hiatal hernia

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Diaphragm separates the chest cavity from the abdominal. The diaphragm- is a dome-shaped wall, consisting of several muscle and beams layers, which subtracting, participate in the act of breathing. There are two anatomical openings in the diaphragm. One, the fibrous ring, is for the blood vessels. It is quite rigid and does not vary in [...]

Inguinal hernia

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

The most common hernias, of course, are inguinal. This is due to anatomical features of the groin. Inguinal canal – is one of the weaknesses of the abdominal wall. The share of inguinal hernia according to various sources accounted for approximately 60-70 percent of all hernias. Inguinal hernias are classified into direct and indirect. The [...]

Disk herniation

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Intervertebral disk – a structure that separates the vertebrae. It serves to absorb the movements of the vertebrae. Intervertebral disc consists of the so-called pulpal core special jelly mass and envelops the fibrous ring, which consists of fibers. Fibrous ring partially fixed to the adjacent vertebral bodies, and partially – to the adjacent intervertebral ligaments. [...]

Umbilical hernia

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

In different age periods the umbilical hernia is significantly different from each other, so it was decided to distinguish umbilical hernia in children and umbilical hernia in adults.

Umbilical hernia in children:
Umbilical hernia in children is a consequence of the anterior abdominal wall development defect. All the factors causing the increase of pressure inside abdominal cavity [...]