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African Journal of Reproductive Health
Women's Health and Action Research Centre
ISSN: 1118-4841
Vol. 15, No. 2, 2011, pp. 163-164
Bioline Code: rh11029
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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African Journal of Reproductive Health, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2011, pp. 163-164

 en Round Ligament Varicosities mimicking inguinal herniae in pregnancy - a diagnostic dilemma
Salati, Sajad Ahmed


Round ligament varicosities are rare surgical entities which can occur during pregnancy and mimic inguinal herniae. Correct diagnosis by clinical examination and ultrasonography can avoid an unnecessary surgical operation during pregnancy and its related complications.We present one case of 26 years pregnant lady reporting with bilateral round ligament varicosities.

Round ligament, varicosities, inguinal hernia, pregnancy

Salati, Sajad Ahmed


Le ligament round des varicoses sont des entit és chirurgicales rares qui peuvent se produire pendant la grossesse et peuvent imiter l'hernie inguinale. Un bon diagnostic à travers l'examen clinique et à l'aide de l'ultrasonographie peut éviter une opération chirurgicale pendant la grossesse aussi bien que les complications qui y sont liées. Nous présentons un cas d'une femme enceinte âgée de 26 ans qui s'est présentée avec le ligament round des varicoses bilatérales.

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