Left femoral hernia

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Left inguinal pain and bulging.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female

Left groin hernia is present and containing fat, swirling fluid, and surrounding inflammation. The hernia sac arises below the origin of the inferior epigastric vasculature, and the hernia compresses the femoral vein medially.

Case Discussion

Features are compatible with femoral hernia that is a type of groin herniation and comprise a protrusion of a peritoneal sac through the femoral ring into the femoral canal, posterior and inferior to the inguinal ligament.

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Case information

rID: 83876
Published: 8th Nov 2020
Last edited: 8th Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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