Richter’s variety of obstructed femoral hernia in a male
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A femoral hernia is an uncommon, acquired condition, which has been reported in less than 5 % of all abdominal wall hernias, with a female to male predominance of 1.8:1. It is twice as common in parous as non-parous women. Approximately 60 % of femoral hernias are found on the right, 30 % on the left and 10 % bilaterally. Diagnosing the nature of a lump in the groin is often difficult and delay in diagnosis may occur, especially because an obstructed or strangulated femoral hernia does not always typically present with abdominal or inguinal pain. Here, we present a case of right-sided obstructed femoral hernia of Richter’s variety in a male of 52 years of age...

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