Busoga hernias, also known as Gill-Ogilvie hernias
🔴They are a variant of the direct inguinal hernia involving the conjoint tendon.
🔴Busoga herniae have been noted to occur most commonly in young, athletic men with a well-developed abdominal musculature. There is an increased incidence of Busoga hernia in Uganda.
🔴The conjoint tendon medially reinforces the posterior wall of the inguinal canal. It is protrusion here, at the medial aspect of the posterior aspect of the inguinal canal were weakening can result in herniation. Weakening in the conjoint tendon is thought to be secondary to rigorous training, with kicking, running, and sharp turns
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