Hernia inguinalis. Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia

Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia

Fitzgibbons RJ Jr, Giobbie-Hurder A, Gibbs JO, et al.

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Inguinal Hernias: Diagnosis and Management

There are risks to not repairing a hernia surgically.

Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia

Preparing for your appointment You'll likely start by seeing your primary care provider. Congenital Inguinal Hernia An inguinal hernia occurs when a sac-like projection of the abdominal cavity extends down the groin on one or both sides toward the scrotum in boys or labia in girls.

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Inguinal Hernia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

A sac formed from the peritoneum and containing a portion of the intestine or omentum, or both, pushes either directly outward through the weakest point in the abdominal wall direct hernia or downward at an angle into the inguinal canal indirect hernia. A femoral hernia is the protrusion of tissue below the inguinal ligament, medial to the femoral vessels. In this case, a mesh graft will be used to cover the hole..

Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia

Don't hesitate to ask other questions you may have. However, both types of hernias are treated in a similar manner.

Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia

While awaiting surgery, some people wear a device called a truss, which puts pressure on the hernia and may help relieve discomfort temporarily.

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