publication . Article . 2003

Estudio de fibras colágenas y elásticas del tejido conjuntivo de pacientes con y sin hernia inguinal primaria

Bórquez M, Pablo; Garrido O, Luis; Manterola D, Carlos; Peña S, Patricio; Schlageter T, Carol; Orellana C, Juan José; Ulloa U, Hugo; Peña R, Juan Luis;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2003
  • Publisher: Sociedad Médica de Santiago
Abstract
There are few studies looking for collagen matrix defects in patients with inguinal hernia. Aim: To study the skin connective tissue in patients with and without inguinal hernia. Patients and methods: Skin from the surgical wound was obtained from 23 patients with and 23 patients without inguinal hernia. The samples were processed for conventional light microscopy. Collagen fibers were stained with Van Giesson and elastic fibers with Weigert stain. Results: Patients without hernia had compact collagen tracts homogenously distributed towards the deep dermis. In contrast, patients with hernia had zones in the dermis with thinner and disaggregated collagen tracts. ...
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Medical Subject Headings: surgical procedures, operativestomatognathic diseasesdigestive system diseases
free text keywords: Hernia inguinal, Collagen, Elastin, General Medicine, Elastic fiber, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Collagen fiber, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, Connective tissue, Dermis, Anatomy, Hernia, medicine.disease, business.industry, business
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