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Hernia

Hernia

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Nadine Z. Villarin
 
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Mass in Femoral Triangle:
Obturator Hernia
Pathophysiology:
A peritoneal sac protrudes through the obturator foramen of thepelvis, causing a fullness or mass in the femoral triangle.a rare type of abdominal wall hernia in which abdominal contentprotrudes through the obturator foramen.
 The fullness is not sharply defined because the sac is covered bythe pectineus muscle.
Because of differences in anatomy, it is much more common in women than in men, especially multiparous and women over age60 who have recently lost a lot of weight.
 
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There are three stages of formation of anobturator hernia:
[1] entry of preperitoneal connective tissue and fat intothe pelvic orificeof the obturator canal.[2] dimpling of peritoneum over the obturator canalleading to formation of an empty peritoneal sac.[3] entrance of an organ that eventually fails to reducespontaneously

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