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Incarcerated inguinal hernia in infancy associated with testicular infarction: Case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23766842     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
One of the most common urgent urologic problems seen in young patients in the emergency department is the acute scrotum. Testicular infarction from an incarcerated inguinal hernia is an unusual presentation and often not considered in the initial evaluation. We present an interesting case of a 28-day-old boy who presented with an acute scrotum and was found to have a testicular infarction and an incarcerated inguinal hernia. The management of similar cases in young males may vary depending on which surgical service is consulted initially and a scrotal ultrasound should be done without any delay.
Authors:
Fahad Alyami; Thomas Whelan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1911-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Urol Assoc J     Publication Date:    2013 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-14     Completed Date:  2013-06-17     Revised Date:  2013-08-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101312644     Medline TA:  Can Urol Assoc J     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E367-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Saint John Regional Hospital, Dalhousie University, Saint John, NB.
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