|Indirect inguinal hernia:||Direct inguinal hernia||Femoral hernias|
75% of all hernias!!!
-Most common hernia in both sexes!!!
-Men are 5x more common
-More likely to incarcerate/strangulate than direct
|2nd most common||
more common in
- Located below inguinal ligament
- medial to femoral pulse
|Note: You can NOT differentiate between Direct and indirect hernias on exam!!!|