Pantaloon hernia | definition of pantaloon hernia by Medical dictionary
an inguinal hernia that involves both an indirect and a direct component.
pan·ta·loon her·ni·a (pan'tă-lūn hĕr'nē-ă)
An inguinal hernia that involves both an indirect and a direct component.
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7 direct, 18 indirect, 6 bilateral (4 direct, and 2 indirect), and 1 pantaloon hernia
A pantaloon hernia
is an inguinal hernia with both a direct and indirect hernia occurring on the same side.
Indirect inguinal hernia occurs in 55% and direct in 30% while pantaloon hernia
in 15% cases.