Bilateral funiculocele

Case contributed by Dr Yair Glick


Reducible non-incarcerated right scrotal hernia. Impression of a funiculocele on the left.

Patient Data

Age: 8 weeks

Moderate amount of fluid in the scrotal sac; dilated fluid-filled inguinal canals.
On the right, there is an intestinal loop in the canal and the cranial portion of the sac. The intestinal loop demonstrates peristalsis.
Both testes are in the sack and of normal size and echotexture.
The epididymides appear normal.

In summary: bilateral funiculocele and right inguinal hernia containing an intestinal loop.

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Case information

rID: 73914
Published: 30th Jan 2020
Last edited: 30th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Laniado Hospital