Giant inguino-scrotal hernia

AĞAOĞLU N., Ulusahin M.

CHIRURGIA-ITALY, vol.29, no.4, pp.124-125, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: CHIRURGIA-ITALY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.124-125
  • Keywords: Inguinal hernia - Surgical procedures, operative - Surgical mesh
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


A case of giant irreducible inguino-scrotal hernia containing ileum, caecum, appendix, ascending colon, transverse colon and greater omentum is presented. To facilitate surgical reduction of viscera to the abdominal cavity, the greater omentum excised. hernia repaired with combination of plug and tension-free onlay prosthetic mesh and the patient discharged uneventfully.