Case of the month may 2013: Scrotal hernias

Swollen epidydimis and testis and a hydrocele

Clinical information

Acute onset of scrotal pain that started more than 24 hours prior to the examination

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Swollen epidydimis and testis and a hydrocele

The testis is vascularized
The testis is vascularized

Scrotal hernia with fat with an infarted hypoechoic tip

Infarted hypoechoic tip
Infarted hypoechoic tip
Infarted hypoechoic tip
Infarted hypoechoic tip
Infarted hypoechoic tip
Infarted hypoechoic tip

The left part of the scrotum is normal

Normal left testis
Normal left testis

One week later the swelling is gone

1 week later the swelling is gone but the scrotal hernia still exists

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 7
  • Body part: Scrotum

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System