strangulated hernia


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strangulated hernia

[′straŋ·gyə‚lād·əd ′hər·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A hernia involving the intestine in which circulation of the blood and fecal current are blocked.
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But I digress: let's return to the chap with the strangulated hernia.
Ken had a nasty scare in 2008 though when he suffered a strangulated hernia.
For instance, if a patient is suffering from an incarcerated or strangulated hernia, which can lead to loss of blood flow, immediate surgical attention is necessary.
Mrs Alker, from Mountfield Court, Orrell, had been fit and healthy before suffering a strangulated hernia in April 2003.
Cllr Eric Smith died in Warwick Hospital on February 20 after suffering a strangulated hernia.
He was rushed to hospital in the northern Italian city of Perugia where doctors diagnosed a strangulated hernia.
Ken had a nasty scare in 2008 though, when he suffered a strangulated hernia.
The coroner ruled that Mr Reilly died of multiple organ failure as a result of a strangulated hernia.
But then he was rushed to hospital with a strangulated hernia and she took me instead - but not before charging and insisting I pay for the parking and coffee for her and her husband.