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Strangulated (hernia)

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

Strangulated in the context of hernias refers to an incarcerated hernia in which the hernial opening is so constricted that the arterial supply is compromised, leading to ischemia and eventually gangrene. It is a surgical emergency.

Terms used in radiology

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rID: 70682
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Strangulation (hernia)

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