hernia

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Out of acquired hernias, 64% are traumatic, and the remainder are either spontaneous or pathologic.
Acquired hernia may be primary (50%-55%), occurring in aged individuals, situations of increased intra-abdominal pressure or excessive weight loss and secondary (25%-30%) caused by surgical procedure, blunt or open traumas.
Femoral hernias are acquired hernias, and infrequent during the childhood.
Secondary lumbar hernias are of traumatic or post-surgical (Flank incisions) aetiology comprising about 25% of acquired hernias. Congenital hernias have been noted to arise from inferior triangle and are often seen with other anomalies like renal agenesis, lumbocostovertebral syndrome [3].
Ellis, "Acquired hernias of the diaphragm," Postgraduate Medical Journal, vol.
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