Femoral and inguinal herniae

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Lower abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female

Large fatty mass in the right lacuna vasorum, that can be followed into the abdominal cavity (femoral hernia with omentum). Bilateral indirect inguinal herniae, also containing fat tissue.

Case Discussion

Unfortunately, we did not cover the distal end of the femoral hernia on CT.

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Case information

rID: 16829
Published: 23rd Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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