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Niger J Clin Pract. 2019 Oct;22(10):1457-1458. doi: 10.4103/njcp.njcp_588_18.

Cyst of the canal of nuck: A rare cause of inguinal swelling in women.

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1
Department of General Surgery, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
2
Department of Pathology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

Abstract

Among various reasons of swellings in the female inguinal region nuck canal cysts are rare entities. Abnormal persistence of procesus vaginalis opening cause this formation. Presentation at adults can lead misdiagnosis. Inguinal hernia, tumors (benign or malign), cysts, lymphadenopathies and endometriosis are other common reason for female groin swelling. Once diagnosed surgical excision is definitive treatment.

KEYWORDS:

Female; groin; hernia

PMID:
31607739
DOI:
10.4103/njcp.njcp_588_18

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