Femoral Hernia

Unknown Abdomen Case 2


Presentation

66 y/o with right groin pain.

Image Findings

A mass effect is seen extending down from the abdomen along the lateral side of the neurovascular bundle in the right groin. There appears to be air within this mass.

Discussion

A femoral hernia extends under the inguinal ligament and through the femoral ring. An inguinal hernia extends above the inguinal ligament, through the abdomenal wall or the inguinal canal.
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