Corpus ID: 74369622

A RARE CASE OF AN UNUSUAL CONTENT IN INGUINAL HERNIAL SAC- OVARY

@inproceedings{Purushothaman2014ARC,
  title={A RARE CASE OF AN UNUSUAL CONTENT IN INGUINAL HERNIAL SAC- OVARY},
  author={R. Purushothaman and R. Samy},
  year={2014}
}
Albeit very uncommon, the hernia sac may contain unusual structures such as vermiform appendix, acute appendicitis, ovary, fallopian tube and, urinary bladder. Most of the cases of hernia containing ovary and fallopian tubes were reported to be found in children and, often accompanied with other congenital anomalies of genital tract. The incidence of ovary and fallopian tube in the inguinal hernia sac is 2.9% in one series whereas a literature search revealed only twelve case reports in adults… Expand

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