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Features of Amid for a Prosthetic "Meshoma" Following an Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair

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Gastroenterology

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Amid described a "meshoma" that may develop in a patient in whom prosthetic mesh material has been used to close an abdominal wall hernia. This can cause significant pain for the patient and so it is important to recognize and correct the problem. The author is from the Lichtenstein Hernia Institute in Los Angeles.

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