Inguinal hernia

Case contributed by Paresh K Desai


Constipation, abdominal pain and distension.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Coronal CT demonstrates the dilated bowel loop with herniated bowel in the left inguinal region with obstruction, consistent with an indirect inguinal hernia.

Case Discussion

Left-sided indirect inguinal hernia, containing bowel and resulting in bowel obstruction.

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