Which clinical history findings are characteristic of internal intestinal herniation?

Updated: Dec 19, 2018
  • Author: Denis D Bensard, MD, FACS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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  • Internal herniation usually causes chronic symptoms.

  • Patients have recurrent abdominal pain, which may progress from intermittent to constant.

  • They experience vomiting as well as constipation at times.

  • They are often diagnosed with psychosocial problems.

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