The Daily PANCE and PANRE Extended Edition: Question 33

A patient with a hernia complains of severe pain and a persistent lump in the groin. The contents of the hernia are ischemic. What is the best description for the hernia?

  1. reducible
  2. irreducible
  3. incarcerated
  4. strangulated
  5. indirect

Answer D:

Incarcerated

Incarcerated means "not reducible", strangulated means "ischemic", or no flow

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Hernias are covered as part of the PANCE GI and Nutrition Blueprint

Review Topic: Hernias (ReelDx)

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