hernia

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Two factors need to be present for an acquired hernia to develop: weakness in the thoracic wall and increase in the thoracic pressure.
Out of acquired hernias, 64% are traumatic, and the remainder are either spontaneous or pathologic.
Acquired hernias may be worsened by exciting causes like intra abdominal pressure caused by constipation (Krishna murthy, 2006).
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