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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

[′rəp·chər]
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rupture

Pathol
a. the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
b. another word for hernia
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When it ruptures, blood leaks out, usually lasting only a few seconds, into the surrounding brain tissue.
2,3 Bilateral ruptures are even more uncommon and are highly correlated with systemic diseases that cause pathological degeneration of the quadriceps tendon.
Two previous incidents involving ARC inflator ruptures occurred in the United States, both causing serious injuries.
A large aneurysmal sac triggers a strong local reaction around the aneurysm that provides high resistance to blood extravasation if AAA ruptures.
Bilateral patellar tendon ruptures are rare, especially amongst patients with no predisposing factors for tendinopathy [1].
16) Most implant ruptures occur 10-15 years following placement with an increasing incidence over time (17).
In cardiology broken hearts are assimilated with myocardial ruptures which are often fatal complications of myocardial infarctions, more and more frequent at young ages, evolving with major complications.
Type of section done (The classical scar at the upper part (body) of uterus is more vulnerable to ruptures and can cause more serious complication to mother and baby)
The rate of systemic anaphylactic respones has been reported to be approximately 1% following intrapleural ruptures (1,2).
In general, during cataract surgery, increased intraocular pressure because of swelling of lens material of intumescent cataract or high vitreous pressure leads to ruptures in the anterior lens capsule.
Most of the ruptures in patients included in this study could have been avoided if a decision regarding their mode and time of delivery had been made by experienced personnel beforehand.
Material and Method: We gathered an experience of ten cases of tendo Achilles ruptures.