Urgent management of a giant scrotal hernia.

Title

Urgent management of a giant scrotal hernia.

Creator

Abdu R A

Publisher

The American surgeon

Date

1990
1990-10

Description

An unusual case of giant scrotal hernia is presented. Hernias of this magnitude are extremely rare, even in underdeveloped countries, and their repair is challenging to the surgeon and stressful to the patient. Only a few case reports on the use of pneumoperitoneum prior to herniorrhaphy have been published; however, our patient's accompanying complications of diabetes mellitus and gastrointestinal symptoms precluded the use of pneumoperitoneum. The emergency management, including the expansion of the abdominal cavity with prosthesis, the ensuing postoperative complications, and the patient outcome, are discussed.

Subject

Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Scrotum/*surgery; Abscess/etiology/therapy; Diabetes Complications; Hernia/complications; Herniorrhaphy; Postoperative Complications/therapy; Genital Diseases; Male/complications/surgery

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

624–627

Issue

10

Volume

56

Citation

Abdu R A, “Urgent management of a giant scrotal hernia.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed May 11, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5294.

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