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Herniae: benign or malignant?
  1. I. R. Haywood


    Three cases of cancer presenting at inguinal hernia repair are described. The importance of the awareness of this possibility is emphasized, and one finger routine mini-laparotomy exploration is recommended. In suspicious cases further access via epigastric vessel division is also recommended as is the value of histological examination of the hernial sac.

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