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Question Swelling in right groin

A 46 years old labourer reports swelling in the right groin. The non-painful swelling is observable in both in the erect position and the recumbent positions. Examination reveals a non-tender irreducible 4 cm mass in the right groin below the and on the medial side of the ingunal ligament.

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis in this patient?

A. Direct inguinal hernia
B. Indirect inguinal hernia
C. Femoral hernia
D. Saphenous vein varicocoele
E. Hydrocoele
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