Inguinal Sentence Examples
The nerve travels to the thigh by passing under or through the inguinal ligament in its own tunnel.
The musky odour from which it derives its name is due to the secretion of a large gland situated in the inguinal region, and present in both sexes.
The teats are usually few, and inguinal, but may be numerous and abdominal (as in Suina), although they are never solely pectoral.
In post-mortem examination, the most obvious pathological lesion is hypertrophy of the spleen, which may be very pronounced; the lymphatic glands in the neck, inguinal region, &c., are also often greatly swollen.
The round ligament is a cord of unstriped muscle which runs from the lateral angle of its own side of the uterus forward to the internal abdominal ring, and so through the inguinal canal to the upper part of the labium majus.Advertisement
The testes are inguinal or abdominal.
One month later he returned with this large indurated abscess, thought to be in the inguinal canal.
The unit also has interests in laparoscopic surgery, including cholecystectomy and inguinal hernia repair.
High inguinal orchiectomy was performed as the preoperative aspiration cytology of the hydrocele fluid showed atypical cells.
Prospective randomized trial of polypropylene mesh compared with nylon darn in inguinal hernia repair.Advertisement
From 25th August to 30th October 1915 he was in the Scottish General Hospital, Aberdeen being treated for an inguinal hernia.
Transillumination allows the detection of fluid extending from a large hydrocele into the inguinal canal.
Treatment consisted of radiotherapy after inguinal orchiectomy for beta-HCG negative cases, and chemotherapy or radiotherapy for beta-HCG positive cases.
Meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials comparing open and laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.
The incisive foramina of the palate are moderate and distinct; the fibula does not articulate with the calcaneum; and the testes are abdominal, and descend periodically only into the inguinal canal.Advertisement
Identify the pulsation of the femoral artery 1-2 cm below the inguinal ligament.
He had previously been well apart from a recurrent inguinal hernia, which had been repaired twice ten years ago.
If the child has acutely swollen lymph nodes in the groin, the doctor will need to rule out a hernia in the groin that has failed to reduce (incarcerated inguinal hernia).
In 1-5 percent of children, a hernia results when a feature of fetal anatomy in the inguinal area of the groin (processus vaginalis, the space through which the testis or ovaries descend) fails to close normally after birth.
These inguinal hernias easily become incarcerated, trapping the bowel and causing obstruction.Advertisement
Parents may see a bulge in the groin area when an inguinal hernia is present.
Inguinal hernias occur in 1-5 percent of infants, with a male to female ratio of nine to one.
The most common are direct inguinal hernias, indirect inguinal hernias, and umbilical hernias.
A direct inguinal hernia occurs when a small section of bowel herniates, or protrudes, through the groin muscle.
Indirect inguinal hernia occurs when part of the bowel protrudes through the muscles of the groin into a sac left over from fetal development.Advertisement
When an inguinal hernia is incarcerated, the bowel becomes swollen and trapped outside the body.
Estimates of the true incidence of inguinal hernias vary, but they may affect 1-5 percent of all births in the United States.
Males are more than seven times more likely to have an inguinal hernia than females, and premature infants are more likely than full term infants to have inguinal hernias and to have incarcerated hernias.
While inguinal hernias seem to affect all racial groups at the same rate, umbilical hernias occur more frequently in African Americans.
A direct inguinal hernia is caused when the muscles of the floor of the groin area are weak and allow the bowel to press through.
An indirect inguinal hernia is caused when remnants of early fetal genital development stay within the body after this development is complete.
However, in children with inguinal hernia, this sac remains patent, or open, becoming a container into which bowels may be herniated.
The main symptom of inguinal hernias (both direct and indirect) in infants is an obvious bulge in the groin in the inguinoscrotal region (near the scrotum) in boys and in the inguinolabial (near the labia) in girls.
Like inguinal hernias, diaphragmatic hernias are caused early in fetal development.
Umbilical and inguinal hernias are diagnosed by physical examination.
For some children with inguinal hernia, a laparoscopic examination may be performed.
The standard treatment for inguinal hernias is a surgical repair called herniorrhaphy.
Unlike umbilical hernias, inguinal hernias do not resolve spontaneously.
If diagnosed early in childhood, the prognosis for children who have had a surgically repaired inguinal hernia is excellent.
Occasionally there are complications associated with inguinal hernias including death, but these are rare, occurring most often in children who were diagnosed later in childhood or whose hernias were strangulated.
The exact cause of umbilical hernias, inguinal hernias, and diaphragmatic hernias is as of 2004 unknown.
Prior to surgery, parents of a child with an inguinal hernia can be taught to apply pressure to the hernia, preventing incarceration.
The child may have an umbilical or inguinal hernia, malformed kidneys, and abnormalities of the urogenital system, including undescended testicles in a male child (cryptochordism).
The stomach is simple, the caecum large and capacious, the placenta diffused, and the teats inguinal.