Large inguinal hernia

Case contributed by Dr Wayland Wang

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Scrotal mass

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male
X-ray
Large number of bowel loops are demonstrated in the scrotum and projected over the right inguinal region, compatible with large inguinal hernia. No dilated bowel loops. No radiographic evidence of peritoneal free gas.

Case Discussion

An ultrasound performed concurrently as this x-ray confirmed bilateral inguinal herniae.

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Case information

rID: 50764
Case created: 20th Jan 2017
Last edited: 21st Jan 2017
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