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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The trunk and extremities were the next common regions affected followed by the inguinal region. While the male population showed a higher distribution in the upper extremities, the female population showed a predisposition to the lower extremities.
(8) These fibroids are mostly located within the uterus but can rarely occur in extrauterine locations such as between the leaf of broad ligament, inguinal region, and round ligament.
As femoral hernia may mimic any mass lesion, which might appear in inguinal area, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of every case of mass lesion in the inguinal region.
Results: The pattern of peripheral vascular disease was divided in the lower limb in infra inguinal region into femoropopliteal disease and infra popliteal disease.
Pain is always localized to the inguinal region and radiates from the deep to the superficial region.
Lymphoscintigraphy revealed an obstructive process in the inguinal region suggesting lymphatic involvement.
The diagnosis of strangulated hernia was based on physical examination such as painful palpable bulge and/or nonreducible mass of the inguinal region. We performed the emergent surgery for the nonreducible hernia, but for the reducible strangulated hernias we performed the early elective surgery (within 48 hours from the diagnosis) after the preoperative evaluation.
The left inguinal region was difficult to palpate due to oedema; however, there was no palpable lymphadenopathy elsewhere.
The pain had sudden onset and was located at the left inguinal region. The patient noticed an extending swelling from the left inguinal area through the left hemiscrotum.
Ultrastaging immunohistochemical evaluation was performed in all sentinel lymph nodes (2 in right inguinal region, 1 in left inguinal region) and no metastasis was seen.
A 47-year-old female patient without any significant medical history and a body mass index (BMI) of 26 kg/m2 presented with a huge painless mass in the left inguinal region, complaining of sensation of pressure and discomfort in the area.
We present a case of a Pfannen-Stiel incision scar endometriosis that was wrongly diagnosed and treated long time as reactive lymphadenopathy in the inguinal region due to fungal and bacterial infection for a on the toes.