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Hernia, Abdominal

"Hernia, Abdominal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hernia, Abdominal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hernia, Abdominal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 33 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2008 and 2014
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