Inguino scrotal hernia

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Referred with clinical diagnosis of right inguinal irreducible hernia.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

There is herniation of peritoneal fat in inguinal canal; reaching upto scrotum. There is no bowel in hernia sac.

Case Discussion

Young male presented with right inguinal swelling. On clinical examination, it was an irreducible hernia. Ultrasound was requested to check bowel/fat content of hernia. Ultrasound shows peritoneal fat reaching up to scrotum. 

Surgery was done with few hrs showing odematous peritoneal fat as hernia content.

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Case information

rID: 13126
Published: 5th Mar 2011
Last edited: 18th Jan 2020
Tag: hernia
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