Parastomal Hernia: Definition, Symptoms & Complications


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All of the following cause parastomal hernias EXCEPT _____.

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1. A complication of parastomal hernias, _____ requires immediate medical attention.

2. When visualizing a parastomal hernia, you would expect to see the following:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, you can determine how much you understand about parastomal hernias. Their symptoms and complications are topics you are expected to know.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your comprehension of:

  • Complication of parastomal hernias that requires immediate medical attention
  • Causes of parastomal hernias
  • The meaning of a stoma
  • How parastomal hernias affect people

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a physical characteristic of a parastomal hernia
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on parastomal hernias
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why parastomal hernias occur and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The name of the related lesson is Parastomal Hernia: Definition, Symptoms & Complications. Reference it to learn these additional details:

  • How hernias develop
  • Common symptoms of parastomal hernias
  • The effects of a parastomal hernia on internal intestines