Image Interpretation – Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Abdominal Wall and Groin

This micro skills course will review the sonography of common pathology of the abdominal wall and groin with emphasis on relevant anatomy, hernia classification and pitfalls in interpretation. Reporting tips will be offered.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
College of Radiographers

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Identify the anatomy of the abdominal wall and inguinal region
  3. Describe the common types of abdominal wall and groin hernias
  4. Recognise the sonographic appearances of common abdominal wall and groin pathology
  5. Describe the limitations and pitfalls of ultrasound imaging of the abdominal wall and groin
  6. Compare your reporting style with our suggested style

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.