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Painful incarcerated hernia following a rugby union lineout.
  1. R H Thomas,
  2. G O Thomas

    Abstract

    Discussion related to hernias in sport usually involves the diagnosis and treatment of chronic musculotendinous groin disruption. A case of acute trauma in an incarcerated inguinal hernia, occurring in a rugby union player during a lineout, is presented. The injury arose as a result of a change in the laws of the game.

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