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Table 5 Differentials for inguinal canal mass that may be seen on prostate MRI [37, 38]

From: Incidental findings in and around the prostate on prostate MRI: a pictorial review

Benign Inguinal hernia-(fat or bowel containing, direct or indirect), mesh or plugs, ascites in tunica vaginalis, lipoma, aneurysm, arteriovenous fistula, abscess, haematoma
Malignant Lymph node metastases (most frequently from vagina, vulva, penis, lower part of the rectum, anus and lower extremities)