Surgery MCQ 65

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The following statement(s) is/are true concerning incarceration of an inguinal hernia.

    1. All incarcerated hernias are surgical emergencies and require prompt surgical intervention

    2. Attempt at reduction of an incarcerated symptomatic hernia is generally considered safe

    3. Vigorous attempts at reduction of an incarcerated hernia may result in reduction en masse with continued entrapment and possible progression to obstruction or strangulation

    4. Incarcerated hernias frequently cause both small and large bowel obstruction

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