Inguinal and umbilical hernia

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


14 mths / Girl child. O/E umbilical hernia - 2 mths. C/o Right inguinal swelling - few days.

Patient Data

Age: 14 months
Gender: Female

Case Discussion

Right inguinal hernia passes anterior to inferior epigastric vessels favoring indirect type. Small bowel loops are present in sac. Defect size is 10 mm. Hernia was reducible on compression. No dilatation of proximal small bowel loops was seen.

Reducible umbilical hernia containing small bowel loop through defect measuring 14 mm.

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Case information

rID: 12855
Published: 20th Jan 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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