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Inguinal Hernia - References

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  1. Aiken JJ, Oldham KT (2011). Inguinal hernias. In RM Kliegman et al., eds., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th ed., pp. 1362-1368. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

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Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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