Pantaloon hernia

A pantaloon hernia (dual herniaRomberg hernia or saddle bag hernia) is defined as ipsilateral, concurrent direct and indirect inguinal hernias (alternative plural: herniae). 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.

Clinical presentation


Article information

rID: 25968
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Saddle bag herniae
  • Saddle bag hernias
  • Romberg herniae
  • Romberg hernias
  • Dual herniae
  • Dual hernias
  • Pantaloon herniae
  • Pantaloon hernias
  • Romberg hernia
  • Romberg's hernia
  • Saddle bag hernia
  • Dual hernia

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  • Case 4: bilateral with small bowel obstruction
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