Case Study - Special Collection: Paediatric Radiology

Herniation of the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes into the canal of Nuck in a 4-month-old child: A rare entity

Dharmendra Kumar, Saurabh Maheshwari, Uddandam Rajesh, Darshan Grewal, Vibhuti Maria
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 24, No 1 | a1935 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v24i1.1935 | © 2020 Dharmendra Kumar, Saurabh Maheshwari, Uddandam Rajesh, Darshan Grewal, Vibhuti Maria | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 June 2020 | Published: 04 November 2020

About the author(s)

Dharmendra Kumar, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
Saurabh Maheshwari, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
Uddandam Rajesh, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
Darshan Grewal, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
Vibhuti Maria, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India


Share this article

Bookmark and Share

Abstract

Partial or complete failure of obliteration of the processus vaginalis in the female results in the formation of a potential space known as the canal of Nuck, into which various organs and/or collections can herniate. A 4-month-old female presented with a left labial mass related to herniation of the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes through the canal of Nuck. Early diagnosis is important as there is a high risk of ovarian torsion and incarceration.

Keywords

Canal of Nuck; Canal of Nuck hernia; Uterine herniation; Pediatric hernia; Uterine herniation; Ovarian herniation

Metrics

Total abstract views: 632
Total article views: 652


Crossref Citations

No related citations found.