Are Hernias Hereditary?


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Which of the following is NOT a symptom of a hernia?

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1. Which type of hernia is most common in infants and often resolves on its own?

2. Which of the following is NOT true about femoral hernias?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Are hernias hereditary? You can see how much you know about this condition and the different types of hernias by progressing through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the short quiz:

  • Symptoms of a hernia
  • Type of hernia that is most suspected of having a hereditary component
  • The cause of hernias
  • Characteristics of femoral hernias

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the hernia that is prevalent in infants and often fixes itself
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on hernias and their heredity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of hernias

Additional Learning

You have more to learn if you access the lesson, Are Hernias Hereditary? It was made so that you can study more about the following topics:

  • The meaning of hernia
  • How hernias can vary
  • The classification of hernias