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Seetal 03-12-2011 02:58 AM

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

1TA2B 03-12-2011 08:52 AM

Femoral hernia!

Merm 03-12-2011 09:20 AM

A- Direct inguinal hernia
most common in weight bearing /labourers

mnnora 12-17-2011 01:54 AM

hi seetal
i want to know the source of that question please ,
thanks alot..

fadi551 12-17-2011 02:18 AM

femoral hernia
it's femoral hernia

drnirajmavani 12-18-2011 05:31 AM

femoral = below inguinal ligament...

rise 12-20-2011 08:03 AM

femoral hernia!!

sonu.agarwall 12-20-2011 10:05 AM

hernia will be reducible right?

i think it is varicocoele

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