inguinal region


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inguinal region

[′iŋ·gwən·əl ‚rē·jən]
(anatomy)
The abdominal region occurring on each side of the body as a depression between the abdomen and the thigh. Also known as iliac region.
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Spigelian defect was smaller than 2 cm, but both Spigelian area and inguinal region were weak, and thus use of prosthesis was preferred for hernia repair.
In the physical examination, a non-mobile and stiff mass that was approximately 30 cm along its longer axis and extended from the subcostal area to the inguinal region was detected on the right side of the abdomen.
One patient experienced discomfort in the inguinal region and was examined by a hernia specialist and other experienced hernia surgeons who found no recurrence and suggested nonoperative treatment.
As there was extensive loss of skin in ventral abdominal and inguinal region, reconstructive surgery by transposition flap technique was planned and performed.
The most common type of hernia appearing in the inguinal region is indirect inguinal hernia (1).
It mostly affects the head, neck, flanks, inner side of the thighs and inguinal region of the animal.
A 3-year-old boy presented with a swelling in left inguinal region since birth.
Cases have been reported that it occurs in the perianal area, scrotum and the inguinal region.
There was a large ulcerating, necrotic lesion in left inguinal region overlying left inguinal lymph node (Figure 2).
This may be because: (1) the anatomy of the inguinal region has to be re-learnt from a laparoscopic viewpoint i.
In the children, a size of 2 cm in the neck, 1 cm in the axillar region and 1,5 cm in the inguinal region were considered normal and sizes above these values were considered lymphadenomegaly.