Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 26th, 2004
J. Majeski, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, and colleagues reported the case of "a 44-year-old female [who] was initially evaluated for a 3-cm umbilical hernia, which developed after a laparoscopic myomectomy performed 7 years prior."
The umbilical hernia was repaired using a synthetic mesh, but the woman presented 8 months later with a 3-cm raised mass associated with the incision. She was in chronic pain, the physicians said.
They removed both the 3-cm mass and...
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