Flashcards in Inguinal Regions Deck (4):
Where is a spiglian hernia located?
Lateral below umbilical
What are the 2 types of inguinal hernias and how can u distinguish between the 2?
Direct; weakness of abdominal wall, only passes thru superficial ring
Indirect; congenital, deep ring didn’t close up properly, hernia passes thru deep and superficial ring
Describe femoral hernias
Bit between femoral vessels and lacunar ligament and pectineal ligament, follows path of femoral vessels