Round ligament varicosities mimicking inguinal herniae in pregnancy - A diagnostic dilemma

  • SA Salati
Keywords: Round ligament, varicosities, inguinal hernia, pregnancy


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.

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eISSN: 1118-4841