Hydrocoele of canal of Nuck

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Swelling in the right inguinal region for 3 months.

Patient Data

Age: 20-25 years
Gender: Female

Tubular swelling extending to the inguinal ring (indicated by inferior epigastric artery (blue on color Doppler image).

No ascites was found. This swelling could not be reduced. No gut signature/peristalsis was noted within the lesion.

Diagnosis: hydrocoele of canal of Nuck

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Case information

rID: 5761
Published: 21st Mar 2009
Last edited: 21st Nov 2015
System: Urogenital
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