Differential diagnosis of fat-containing lesions in the inguinal canal using ultrasound

  title={Differential diagnosis of fat-containing lesions in the inguinal canal using ultrasound},
  author={A. Smereczyński and Katarzyna Kołaczyk},
  journal={Journal of Ultrasonography},
  pages={222 - 227}
Abstract Abdominal hernias are usually located in the inguinal canals. Differential diagnosis of hernias should consider other pathologies, which typically occur at this site. The aim of this review paper is to present fat-containing lesions located in the inguinal canal based on both our own experience and literature. The first part of the paper describes the embryogenesis and differences in the structure and content of male and female inguinal canal. The canal is clearly wider in men, which… Expand
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