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Round ligament varicosity in a child: A rare case - Abstract

Apoorva Kulkarni, Abhaya Gupta, Vishesh Dikshit, Paras Kothari, Geeta Kekre



Round ligament varicosities are a rare disorder seen in gravid females and is often mistaken for complicated inguinal hernia. We present a very rare case of a 2 years old female child who presented with intractable pain in the right inguinal region, found to be a round ligament varicosity. Relief was achieved only after excision of the mass. A diagnostic laparoscopy was also done to confirm the presence of normal ovaries.

Keywords: varicosity, inguinal, child, round ligament


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