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Question 3#

According to the Nyhus classification system that categorizes hernia defects by location, size, and type, type IIIC represents:

a. Indirect hernia; internal abdominal ring normal; typically in infants, children, small adults
b. Direct hernia; size is not taken into account
c. Recurrent hernia; modifiers A-D are sometimes added, which correspond to indirect, direct, femoral, and mixed
d. Femoral hernia

Correct Answer is D


Nyhus classification system: