Round ligament varices in pregnancy mimicking inguinal hernia: an ultrasound diagnosis.

@article{Cheng1997RoundLV,
  title={Round ligament varices in pregnancy mimicking inguinal hernia: an ultrasound diagnosis.},
  author={D K Cheng and Helena S W Lam and Cuong Lam},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={1997},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          198-9
        }
}
A case of uncomplicated round ligament varices mimicking an irreducible inguinal hernia in the third trimester of pregnancy is presented. The clinical and ultrasound features, pathophysiology and the role of conservative management are discussed. Non-surgical treatment led to spontaneous regression after delivery. 

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