Inguinal Pathology

  • Adam SaadEmail author
  • Matthew Pontell


Athletic pubalgia results from a pathologic distribution of forces across the abdominopelvic musculature. Inguinal neuralgia is the result of damage to the nerves that traverse the groin region. Both share a common clinical presentation of refractory groin pain, and surgical management frequently results in satisfactory patient outcomes.


Athletic pubalgia Sports hernia Inguinal neuralgia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Plastic Surgery CenterInstitute for Advanced ReconstructionShrewsburyUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryDrexel University College of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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