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Management of a Case of Inguinodynia Following Hernia Repair

MV Anagha, Rangalakshmi, Gautam Das

Keywords : Ilioinguinal nerve and iliohypogastric nerve blocks, Inguinodynia, Ultrasonography

Citation Information : Anagha M, R, Das G. Management of a Case of Inguinodynia Following Hernia Repair. J Recent Adv Pain 2019; 5 (3):81-82.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10046-0146

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-02-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Chronic groin pain (inguinodynia) following hernia repair is a significant, though less reported, problem. The reason for it is due to damage to inguinal nerves, symptoms of which vary from dull ache to sharp shooting pain along the distribution of inguinal nerves. Our case report is about a 62-year-old male presenting with pain along the line of incision in the inguinal crease bilaterally managed by ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerve blocks under ultrasonography (USG) guidance with triamcinolone, 0.5% lignocaine, and normal saline. Post procedure, the patient had significant pain relief.

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