Occurence Infants (Inguinal Hernia)

swel_1b_n.jpg: Distribution of age and sex in the same population as in swel_1_n.jpg concerning infancy. Infants are mainly involved within the first six months, and there, most frequently young infants with a maximum frequency between 2 and 3 months. With the increase in prematurity and earlier surgery the maximum frequency will probably shift to even younger infants.