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Inguinal Hernia
Paula J. Woodward, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Congenital hernia
            • Definitions

              • Indirect hernia is type seen in fetuses and neonates
                • Bowel passes into scrotum via patent processus vaginalis
              • Direct hernias (those seen later in life) protrude medial to inferior epigastric vessels through Hesselbach triangle

            IMAGING

            • Ultrasonographic Findings

              • MR Findings

                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                  PATHOLOGY

                  • General Features

                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                    • Presentation

                      • Demographics

                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                          • Treatment

                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                              Selected References

                              1. Bohlmann MK et al: [Prenatal diagnosis of an inguino-scrotal hernia in a fetus with trisomy 18.] Ultraschall Med. 30(5):490-1, 2009
                              2. Cesca E et al: Meconium periorchitis: a rare cause of fetal scrotal cyst--MRI and pathologic appearance. Fetal Diagn Ther. 26(1):38-40, 2009
                              3. Frati A et al: Prenatal evaluation of a scrotal mass using a high-frequency probe in the diagnosis of inguinoscrotal hernia. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 32(7):949-50, 2008
                              4. Ji EK et al: Prenatal diagnosis of an inguinoscrotal hernia: sonographic and magnetic resonance imaging findings. J Ultrasound Med. 24(2):239-42, 2005
                              5. Allen LM et al: Prenatal diagnosis of an inguinoscrotal hernia in a fetus with cystic fibrosis. J Ultrasound Med. 23(10):1391-4, 2004
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                              References
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Terminology

                                • Imaging

                                  • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                    • Clinical Issues

                                      • Diagnostic Checklist

                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                        • Synonyms

                                          • Congenital hernia
                                        • Definitions

                                          • Indirect hernia is type seen in fetuses and neonates
                                            • Bowel passes into scrotum via patent processus vaginalis
                                          • Direct hernias (those seen later in life) protrude medial to inferior epigastric vessels through Hesselbach triangle

                                        IMAGING

                                        • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                          • MR Findings

                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                              PATHOLOGY

                                              • General Features

                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                • Presentation

                                                  • Demographics

                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                      • Treatment

                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Bohlmann MK et al: [Prenatal diagnosis of an inguino-scrotal hernia in a fetus with trisomy 18.] Ultraschall Med. 30(5):490-1, 2009
                                                          2. Cesca E et al: Meconium periorchitis: a rare cause of fetal scrotal cyst--MRI and pathologic appearance. Fetal Diagn Ther. 26(1):38-40, 2009
                                                          3. Frati A et al: Prenatal evaluation of a scrotal mass using a high-frequency probe in the diagnosis of inguinoscrotal hernia. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 32(7):949-50, 2008
                                                          4. Ji EK et al: Prenatal diagnosis of an inguinoscrotal hernia: sonographic and magnetic resonance imaging findings. J Ultrasound Med. 24(2):239-42, 2005
                                                          5. Allen LM et al: Prenatal diagnosis of an inguinoscrotal hernia in a fetus with cystic fibrosis. J Ultrasound Med. 23(10):1391-4, 2004