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please doc, i had a.inguinal surgery. and the said he had cut part of my omentum. what is that?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Abdominal fatty: There is a structure called omentum which is fatty mobile structure which hangs from upper stomach and which fills some hernias. Loss of part or even all is not serious in itself.
Answered on Aug 28, 2017
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