Recurrent inguinal hernia due to mesh dissolution: Two case reports

M. Shamim

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The recurrence of inguinal or other abdominal hernia due to Prolene polypropylene mesh dissolution has never been reported in the literature. This is a report of two cases of recurrent inguinal hernias after mesh hernioplasty, but, on exploration, no mesh was found.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-315
Number of pages3
JournalHernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Hernia recurrence
  • Hernioplasty
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Mesh dissolution
  • Mesh repair
  • Polypropylene mesh
  • Prolene


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