Joint mobility in adult patients with groin hernias

@article{Pans2003JointMI,
  title={Joint mobility in adult patients with groin hernias},
  author={Alain Pans and Adelin Albert},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={21-24}
}
The basic mechanisms of hernia formation remain mostly unknown, but several studies suggest that a connective-tissue pathology, affecting mainly the collagen metabolism, could play a role in the genesis of groin hernias. It would be interesting to know if this pathology can express some clinical signs other than the hernia. Our study focused on the joint mobility and the diagnostic criteria for benign joint hypermobility syndrome. Sixty male adult patients with inguinal hernias and 62 control… CONTINUE READING

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