Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 154, Issue 11, pp 435–435 | Cite as

Bilateral femoral hernias in a prepubertal boy

  • S. J. Sheehan
  • G. Lynch
Brief Report


A case of bilateral femoral hernia in a young boy is described. Aspects of this condition in children are discussed and the diagnostic problems highlighted.


Inguinal Hernia Femoral Hernia Inguinal Ligament Unilateral Hernia Direct Inguinal Hernia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. J. Sheehan
    • 1
  • G. Lynch
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryJames Connolly Memorial HospitalBlanchardstown, Dublin 15

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