Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 93–95 | Cite as

Mayer-Rockitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome Presenting as Irreducible Inguinal Hernia

  • Radha Verma
  • Rajul Shah
  • Swarup Anand
  • Chirag Vaja
  • Kiran Gaikwad
Case Report


Inguinal hernia is the most common type of hernia experienced in the surgical OPD due to the muscular anatomy of the region being weak along with the natural weaknesses like deep ring with indirect hernia being more common than direct. Inguinal hernias may have varying unusual sac contents, a case presentation of rudimentary uterus and ovaries as contents of inguinal hernia in an adult female with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) type II syndrome. This syndrome may be attributed to abnormal development of blastema of cervicothoracic somites and pronephriducts.


MRKH Inguinal hernia Rudimentary uterus and ovaries Mullerian agenesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery at K.J. Somaiya Medical CollegeMumbaiIndia

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