incisional hernia

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incisional hernia

[in′sizh·ən·əl ′hər·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal protrusion of an organ through an operative or accidental incision. Also known as postoperative hernia; posttraumatic hernia.
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She had an extensive past medical and surgical history pertinent for chronic abdominal pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatal hernia, ventral incisional hernia status post Nissen fundoplication, and two revision fundoplication procedures with hiatal hernia repair with prosthetic mesh.