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rupture,

in medicine: see herniahernia,
protrusion of an internal organ or part of an organ through the wall of a body cavity. The hernia is enclosed by a sac formed by the lining of the cavity. It results from a weakness or rupture in the wall, usually where there is already a natural weakness.
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rupture

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(medicine)

rupture

Pathol
a. the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
b. another word for hernia
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The constant pressure from the blood flow may cause an aneurysm to rupture.
A 47-year-old male who was a known case of ankylosing spondylitis presented with left quadriceps rupture after raising his right foot to lightly hit a football.
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In general population an abdominal aneurysm has the prevalence between 2 and 5% The rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a surgical emergency condition with a high rate of mortality before the patients arrive at hospital.
Uterine rupture is an unusual problem of pregnancy possibly resulting in extreme maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.
We describe a case of bilateral patellar tendon rupture sustained following minimal trauma by a patient with no systemic disease or history of steroid use.
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Histological examination of the spleen confirmed rupture of the splenic capsule (Fig.
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Objective: To determine the risk factors, management modalities, fetomaternal outcome of uterine rupture cases at University teaching hospital in Pakistan.