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Diaphragmatic Hernia

The diaphragm is a muscular sheet which separates the lungs from the contents of the abdomen.The main function of this sheet is to help in respiration.Just like the plunger in a syringe, the diaphragm moves down during breathing and creates a negative suction pressure.Readmore

 

Hiatal Hernia

Hernia is a bulging of an organ or tissue through an unusual opening. For example, an organ may break through a weakened area in the abdominal wall. The abdomen is the most common site of hernia but they may occur on upper thighs, belly button and groin or inguinal areas.Readmore

 

Incisional Hernia

When a surgical wound does not heal properly and a muscle, tissue or even a part of an organ protrudes through that wound, the condition is called incisional hernia. When such a protrusion results through a surgical wound, you will face an excruciating pain.Readmore

 

Inguinal Hernia

The inguinal region refers to the groin.This is the region where the lower abdomen joins the thigh.The abdominal wall is a strong muscular shell within which the internal organs are safely encased.When the muscular wall develops weakness it can thin out and allow.Readmore

 

Umbilical Hernia

An internal body organ which pushes into an area out of its containment is called a hernia. It can either be an internal organ such as the intestine or abdominal fatty tissue pushing through a weakened area in the body. The hernia may cause slight to severe pain. Readmore

 

Authored By Dr G Parthasarathy - Surgical Gastroenterologist, Hyderabad