Left inguinal hernia on abdominal x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Painless mass.

Patient Data

Age: 21
Gender: Male

Bowel loops projects over and below the left inferior pubic ramus in keeping with a left inguinal hernia. No evidence of obstruction or pneumoperitoneum. 

Case Discussion

The inguinal hernia was also apparent clinically. 

This area of the an abdominal x-ray is a check area as it is rare but important site of positive findings. 

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Case information

rID: 30624
Published: 23rd Aug 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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