Pneumoscrotum

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso

Presentation

The patient claims that he was hit by a piece of metal in the scrotum while working.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
ultrasound

The ultrasound shows a small amount of liquid in the left scrotum. A small amount of gas was noted floating on top of it. 

Annotated

ultrasound

The ultrasound shows a small amount of liquid in the left scrotum. A small amount of gas was noted floating on top of it.(arrow)

x_ray

A small metal foreign body is noted in the soft tissue of the left scrotum at the AP and lateral views

x_ray

A little amount of gas is noted over the foreign body (arrow) pneumoscrotum.

Case Discussion

The patient was transferred to the General Hospital, Urology Department, for the necessary procedure.

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