Case Study
Volume 7 Issue 6 - 2020
Sports Hernia: What should we know?
João Kleber de Almeida Gentile1*, Renato Migliore1, Henrique Perobelli Schlenstein2 and Rodrigo Biscuola Garcia1
1General Surgeon of São Camilo Hospital, Members of Brazilian Hernia Society of Hernia and Abdominal Wall, São Paulo-SP/Brazil
2General Surgeon and Coloproctologist of São Camilo Hospital, São Paulo-SP, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: João Kleber de Almeida Gentile, Department of General Surgery, São Camilo Hospital, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Received: April 17, 2020; Published: May 11, 2020


Inguinal pain in sports patients is a clinical entity that presents considerable prevalence. The hernia of the sport consists of an abdominal pain syndrome in the lower floor of the abdomen and chronic inguinal pain with well-defined criteria for its diagnosis.

Conventional open or laparoscopic surgical treatment can be performed on failure of clinical treatment. The diagnosis and appropriate treatment for the hernia of the sport has been widely studied, still representing a challenge for its correct clinical and surgical management.

We review the results presented in the last 5 years regarding the evolutions in the diagnosis, clinical management and surgical treatment of the hernia of the sport in order to describe an updated review based on the current literature.

Keywords: Sports Hernia; Groin Pain; Pubalgia


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