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Secondary inguinal hydatidosis mimicking irreducible inguinal hernia: report of a rare case.
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PMID:  25138621     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Peritoneal hydatidosis secondary to liver hydatid disease is not uncommon but peritoneal hydatidosis herniating to the inguinal canal is rare, with fewer than five cases reported in the literature. We describe a 54-year-old man who presented with a progressively enlarging soft, cystic swelling in the right inguinal region. Clinical examination suggestive of irreducible right inguinal hernia and ultrasonography revealed it to be a cystic swelling within the hernial sac. The swelling was excised en bloc and open mesh hernioplasty was performed. Cyst biopsy revealed hydatid disease; hence, the patient was put on adjunctive albendazole chemotherapy for 3 months.
Authors:
A Singh; M L Soni; R G Khandelwal; N Gora
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1248-9204     ISO Abbreviation:  Hernia     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
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Created Date:  2014-8-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9715168     Medline TA:  Hernia     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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