Inguinal hernia

Case contributed by Konstantin Benno Bräutigam

Presentation

Aggressive oesophagus carcinoma. Known bone metastases.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

No metastases identified. Bowel projected over the right superior pubic ramus is suggestive of an inguinal hernia.

Annotated image

Bowel projected over the right superior pubic ramus (white arrow) is suggestive of an inguinal hernia.

Case Discussion

The pelvic x-ray did not reveal further bone metastases. Nevertheless, an inguinal hernia was suspected, which may become an emergency in the case of incarceration.

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Case information

rID: 58322
Published: 13th Feb 2018
Last edited: 13th Feb 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

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