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Table 4 Localization and type of groin preoperative pain

From: Dermatome Mapping Test in the analysis of anatomo-clinical correlations after inguinal hernia repair

Localization Type of preoperative pain
At rest (%) During activity (%) IPQ ≤ 3 (%) IPQ > 3 (%) Total
IH 4 (15) 7 (14) 8 (14) 3 (14) 11
II 0 (0) 1 (2) 1 (2) 0 (0) 1
GF 2 (7) 0 (0) 1 (2) 1 (5) 2
II/GF 12 (44) 29 (57) 31 (54) 10 (48) 41
IH + II/GF 4 (15) 5 (10) 6 (11) 3 (14) 9
II + II/GF 2 (7) 3 (6) 4 (7) 1 (5) 5
GF + II/GF 2 (7) 4 (8) 4 (7) 2 (10) 6
IH + II + GF 1 (4) 2 (4) 2 (4) 1 (5) 3
Total (%) 27 (35) 51 (65) 57 (73) 21 (27) 78