Case of Hernia uteri inguinale in an 18 months old female reported
Dr Heba Taher at Pediatric Surgery Department, Cairo University, Egypt an colleagues have reported a rare case of Hernia uteri inguinale in an 18 months old female baby. The case has been published in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports.
Inguinal hernia is the most frequent hernia of childhood. About 15–20% of females with inguinal hernias, the ovaries and/or the fallopian tubes may be contents of the herniation sac. However uterus is very rare to be encountered.The etiology of the hernia uterine inguinale in general is controversial, however there may be some degree of weakness of the uterine and ovarian suspensory ligament.