A 33-year-old male asked:
is it true that muscle hernias of the leg are rarely, if ever, seen on mri if the patient isn't flexing the muscle?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Creighton Wright answered
55 years experience General Surgery
Hernia: to be seen of felt must leave the surrounding muscle -through herniated sheath of muscle. The bulging is what is seen on imaging, or can be felt sometimes. Different than I guitar or umbilical hernias
Answered on Feb 2, 2015
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