Pantaloon hernia

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel


Bilateral inguinal bulge for the last few months. No pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

There is herniation of the small bowel superficial/lateral to the inferior epigastric vessels as well as deep/medial to the vessels. The inguinal hernia is present on both sides. Both herniae are reducible.

Case Discussion

The case shows the presence of direct as well as indirect inguinal hernias which is known as a pantaloon hernia.

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