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Torsion of an indirect hernia sac causing acute scrotum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14694389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 6-year-old boy presented with an acute scrotum and was found at surgical exploration to have torsion and infarction of an indirect hernia sac. This represents the sixth reported case of this entity in the literature. The pediatric surgical specialist and those in the acute care setting should be aware of this consideration in the differential diagnosis of the acute scrotum.
Authors:
Jeremy B Myers; Mark A Lovell; Robert S Lee; Peter D Furness; Martin Koyle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2004 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-24     Completed Date:  2004-02-26     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  122-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology and Pathology, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO 80218, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Child
Hernia, Inguinal / diagnosis*
Humans
Male
Scrotum / ultrasonography
Torsion Abnormality / diagnosis

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