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Calling for ‘inguinal disruption’ to be the term of choice for disorders of the inguinal ring: connecting Manchester and Doha
  1. Aali J Sheen1,
  2. Saurabh Jamdar1,
  3. Waqar Bhatti2
  1. 1Department of Hernia Surgery, Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
  2. 2Department of Musculoskeletal Radiology, South Manchester University Hospital, Manchester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Aali J Sheen, Department of Hernia Surgery, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK; Aali.sheen{at}

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The Doha statement has been an enormous and challenging piece of work, bringing together world leaders in the field of groin-related injuries to try and best classify the possible cause(s) of groin-related pain.1 Doha does build on the recent searches in agreement with this topic, but with scrutiny of the entire groin. Manchester's was the first consensus statement attempting to define a popular nomenclature for groin pain specifically attributed to an exclusively inguinal pathology.2 The term ‘inguinal disruption’ has now been successfully introduced into the language of clinicians and physiotherapists.2

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