Inguinal ovarian hernia

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Left inguinal swelling since childhood. Recently consulted to doctor for the 1st time. Referred for Ultrasound evaluation.

Patient Data

Age: 20 yrs
Gender: Female

LEFT inguinal hernia is noted passing superficial to inferior epigastric vessels.

Left ovary is noted in left inguinal canal. A thin walled anechoic cyst ( 30 x 17 mm ) is noted in left ovary.

RIGHT ovary is intraperitoneal posterior to uterus.

Uterus is deviated to right side. There is absence of normal widening of endometrium near fundus.

Case Discussion

There is left inguinal hernia containing left ovary with a left ovarian simple cyst.

Right sided deviated uterus is possibly unicornuate type - absence of normal endometrial widening near fundus.

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Case information

rID: 32841
Published: 18th Dec 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
System: Gynaecology
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