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2022 Aug

Ann Med Surg (Lond)


Transabdominal Preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair leading to orchiectomy: A case report.


Kefalas C, Karlafti E, Zatagias A, Karakatsanis A, Tsakiris G, Michalopoulos A, Paramythiotis D
Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2022 Aug; 80:104288.
PMID: 36045854.


And importance: The most common postoperative complications after inguinal hernia repair are hernia recurrence, hematoma, seroma, wound infection, chronic pain, numbness and swelling. The aim of this case report is to present a rare complication of inguinal hernia repair, a large scrotal abscess that was caused by an inoculated scrotal hematoma 3 months after Transabdominal Preperitoneal bilateral inguinal hernia repair.