Pantaloon hernia

A pantaloon hernia (dual hernia or Romberg's hernia or saddle bag hernia) is defined as ipsilateral, concurrent direct and indirect inguinal hernias. Hernial sacs are present on both sides of the inferior epigastric vessels, and separated by the posterior wall of the inguinal canal brought down by the direct hernia.


  • obstruction
  • strangulation/incarceration
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Article information

rID: 25968
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Dual hernia
  • Saddle bag hernia
  • Romberg's hernia

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