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Endometriosis: unusual cause of groin swelling
  1. Simon Rajendran1,
  2. Ata Khan2,
  3. Deirdre O'Hanlon2,
  4. Micheál Murphy3
  1. 1Department of General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
  2. 2Department of General Surgery, South Infirmary Victoria Hospital, Cork, Ireland
  3. 3Department of Radiology, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Simon Rajendran, simonrajendran{at}

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A 36-year-old woman presented with crampy lower abdominal pain and a lump in her left groin. The lump present for 3 years and has slowly increased in size with occasional episodes of tenderness. Her medical history includes hysterectomy for fibroids. Examination revealed a 2×2 cm groin swelling lateral and superior to the pubic tubercle. CT revealed a solid lump …

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