Season 2 Case 35

History: pelvic pain. Pelvic Mass

Season 2 Case 35

Case 35

History: pelvic pain




Answer: of course it’s a left inguinal hernia containing colon

If the doc doesn’t want to stick their stethoscope down there, often an Ultrasound can be much more revealing than a plain film. CT/MRI if you must. I doubt anyone would want to do or see a herniogram (if you don’t know what I’m talking about, the old school way to confirm an inguinal hernia was to inject contrast into the abdomen. Check out pics:

quick reference on hernias:

long reference: