OBJECTIVE. The objective of this article is to illustrate the spectrum of imaging findings of polypropylene (Prolene) plug hernia repair. CONCLUSION. Knowledge of patient history and awareness of postsurgical imaging appearances are of importance because Prolene plugs are often incidentally encountered and if misdiagnosed may lead to erroneous patient disease staging and management.
- Inguinal hernia
- Prolene plug repair system
- Prolene plugs
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging