114190 - How to Treat quiz: Groin lumps and pain
- : Online
How to Treat quiz: Groin lumps and painRelevance to General Practice
Groin pain, with or without a lump, is very common and occurs in all age groups – including infants and the elderly, males and females – and for many different reasons.
The differential diagnosis is large, including scrotal conditions, referred musculoskeletal pain, urological conditions, infections, lymph nodes, hernias, varices and hamatomas. Occult hernia and sportsman’s groin also need consideration. Clinical decision-making is paramount in making a correct diagnosis.