Inguinal hernia in children.

  • S. Venugopal
  • Published 1993 in The West Indian medical journal


Two hundred and seventy-one cases of inguinal hernias and hydrocoeles in children treated at the University Hospital of the West Indies over a five-year period have been reviewed. The dominance of the boys and the right side is borne out. The younger infant has the highest risk of incarceration which is more common in boys and in right-sided hernias… (More)


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