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Ventral Abdominal Hernia
This exhibit consist of six images depicting a sequence of events which initiated with inflammation and swelling of the abdominal content causing the abdominal incision to open and allowing intestine to protrude (evisceration). This is followed by placement of a wound VAC, attempt to close the abdominal wall, harvesting of skin graft, placement of skin graft over the abdominal wound and post-operative condition which shows protrusion of abdominal content with only the skin graft to support it.