What are the sex-related demographics for abdominal epigastric and internal supravesical hernias?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Assar A Rather, MBBS, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, DSc, MSc, AGAF  more...
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Epigastric hernias have a prevalence of 0.5% and are more common in males (male-to-female ratio, 3:1). Reports of internal supravesical hernias are limited, but the literature suggests that they occur more often in men and in elderly people.


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