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internal

adjective absorbed, domestic, domesticus, enclosed, implanted, infixed, ingrained, inmost, innate, inner, innermost, inside, interior, intestinus, private, under the surface, within boundary lines
Associated concepts: internal affairs, Internal Revenue
See also: domestic, household, inherent, interior, intrinsic, subjective
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She had a history of midabdominal pain one week before admission; an abdominal computed tomography (CT scan) with oral contrast was performed; a distended proximal small bowel with no specific mention of internal hernia (IH) was noticed and opacification of the colon was obvious.
Causes of SBO include adhesion, internal hernia, volvulus and intussusception [1].
ORLANDO -- Although internal hernias occur infrequently, they are a potentially serious complication that can develop long after gastric bypass surgery, according to a study presented by Brennan J.
Trans-mesenteric hernia is a type of internal hernia which is an unusual cause of bowel obstruction.