Sonography of female genital hernias presenting as labia majora masses.

  title={Sonography of female genital hernias presenting as labia majora masses.},
  author={Bhargavi K Patel and Sean P. Zivin and Neil Panchal and Andrew C. Wilbur and Michael E Bresler},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  volume={33 1},
Inguinal herniation of the ovary or uterus presenting as a labia majora mass is a rare congenital condition that may be complicated by strangulation, torsion, and infertility. A labial mass in a prepubertal female patient can represent an inguinal hernia, a hydrocele of the canal of Nuck, a congenital labial cyst, leiomyoma, an abscess, lipoma, or lymphangioma. With a large differential diagnosis and an often limited physical examination, imaging plays an importance diagnostic role. We present… CONTINUE READING
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