Parastomal hernia

Parastomal hernia is defined as the protrusion of abdominal contents through an abdominal wall defect in the vicinity of the stoma

Classification

Hernia may contain loop of bowel forming the stoma itself, omentum, intestinal loop other than that forming the stoma. Based on the contents of the sac, various classification schemes have been developed 2,3 . However, clinically significant (and reportable) findings include presence or absence of hernia, bowel obstruction due to hernia and growth of sac since last examination.

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rID: 19195
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Parastomal herniation
  • Parastomal hernias

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