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Table 7 Subgroup classification and incidence rate of ipsilateral occult hernia

From: The incidence and analysis of ipsilateral occult hernia in patients undergoing hernia repair: a single institution retrospective study of 1066 patients

Types of occult hernia Number (n) Subgroup/occult (%) Subgroup/overall (%)
   n/88 n/1066#
Direct hernia* + Indirect hernia 46 52.27 43.15
Indirect hernia* + Direct hernia 26 29.55 24.39
Femoral hernia* + Indirect hernia 6 6.82 5.63
Femoral hernia* + Direct hernia 4 4.55 3.75
Femoral hernia* + Spiglian hernia 1 1.14 0.93
Indirect hernia* + Funicular hydrocele 1 1.14 0.93
Spiglian hernia* + Direct hernia 1 1.14 0.93
Femoral* + Obturator* + Indirect hernia 1 1.14 0.93
Direct * + Femoral * + Indirect hernia 1 1.14 0.93
Indirect * + Femoral * + Direct hernia 1 1.14 0.93
Total 88 100.00  
  1. * = occult hernia
  2. # = all patients