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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018
Strangulated Femoral Hernia in a Female - A Case Report
Abstract: Most common hernias in females are Inguinal hernia, however femoral hernias occur more commonly in females when compared to their male counterparts. Femoral hernias account for abour 20 % of hernias in women and 5 % in men. Here we present a case of 65 year old female patient presented with an irreducible swelling in right groin region with atypical presentation. Based on our clinical findings and sonological studies, a diagnosis of strangulated femoral hernia was made. Resection and anastamosis of the gangrenous portion bowel along with hernia repair was done. Post op was uneventful and patient is on regular follow-up.
Keywords: Femroal hernia, Female, resection and anastamosis, Strangulated
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,
Pages: 1094 - 1095