DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20213628

A curious case of toddler with hernia and much more

Abhirup H. Ramu, Priyanka Kenchetty, Aishwarya K. Chidananda

Abstract


Transverse testicular ectopia (TTE) with fused vas deferens is an extremely rare clinical entity. Herein, we presented a case of a 2 years old patient with left inguino-scrotal swelling associated with pain lasting for 3 days. Clinical examination revealed an empty right hemi-scrotum, a left-sided giant inguino-scrotal swelling. Laboratory tests were normal. Ultrasound imaging (US) of the scrotum demonstrated the presence of both testes in the same left hemi-scrotum with inguinal hernia and enterocele as content. Surgical intervention in suspicion of obstruction was carried out through inguinal incision. There was a congenital inguinal hernia with appendix (type 1-Amyand’s hernia) and cecum as content with two well developed testes on the same side with separate epididymis and vas deferens. Both the testes were united by a mesorchium. Hence, reduction of contents with herniotomy and both the testes were anchored to inner aspect of left thigh one above the other. We reviewed the literature for rare diagnosis of TTE.


Keywords


Transverse testicular ectopia, Undescended testis, Amyand’s hernia

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