A 41-year-old member asked:
Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes a ruptured hernia in children ?
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General Surgery 57 years experience
Weakness: Congenital weakness in the inguinal floor specifically at the inter ring , causes hernia , along the path of testicular decent , in female round ligament
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Last updated Jan 4, 2014
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