Bilateral ovarian inguinal herniation - neonatal

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci


Bilateral inguinal lumps.

Patient Data

Age: 5 weeks
Gender: Female

Bilateral ovaries containing multiple small follicles were seen in inguinal canals. During the examination the left ovary could be reduced into the abdominal cavity whereas the right ovary could not.

Case Discussion

This case shows the importance of high-resolution ultrasound in the diagnosis of inguinal herniations. One can see intestines, omentum, testes, ovaries, and fallopian tubes.

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Case information

rID: 57930
Published: 28th Jan 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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