Epigastric Hernia in Children: Symptoms & Treatment


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What is an epigastric hernia?

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1. An epigastric hernia is a _____.

2. What symptom is most often experienced with an epigastric hernia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is generally the recommended treatment for epigastric hernias in children? This quiz and worksheet will check your ability to answer this question, as well as testing you on other aspects of this condition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz covers:

  • What an epigastric hernia is
  • The classification of this condition
  • Common symptoms
  • A complication that may occur
  • Recommended treatment

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about epigastric hernias in children
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about common symptoms of an epigastric hernia and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a potential complication of an epigastric hernia

Additional Learning

To continue your studies on this topic, be sure to review the lesson titled Epigastric Hernia in Children: Symptoms & Treatment. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of epigastric hernias
  • What may cause an epigastric hernia
  • The appearance of an epigastric hernia when a child strains