After obtaining their informed consent and with the approval of the ethical committee, abdominoscrotal CT scans were performed on all patients.
However, when the scrotal hernias were large, and when it was necessary to compare the scrotal (hernia sac) volume to the abdominal volume, abdominoscrotal CT scans were performed.
Repair of bilateral abdominoscrotal
hydrocele with testicular dysmorphism using laparoscopic extracorporeal ligation of the internal inguinal ring and orchiopexy.
Infantile abdominoscrotal hydrocele (ASH) is a rare variant of the common pediatric hydrocele with an estimated prevalence between 0.4 and 3.1%, of which bilateral cases are exceedingly rare .
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INTRODUCTION: Abdominoscrotal hydrocele is an unusual clinical condition.
DISCUSSION: Abdominoscrotal hydrocele consists of large abdominal component that communicates with scrotal component in shape of a dumbbell through deep ring.
CONCLUSION: Abdominoscrotal hydrocele in adults is a very rare clinical entity.
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Two patients (7.1%) had abdominoscrotal
and 1 patient (3.6%) scrotal and perianal involvement.