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JSLS. 2012 Oct-Dec;16(4):660-2. doi: 10.4293/108680812X13517013316717.

Hematocele after laparoscopic appendectomy.

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Department of Surgery, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, MI 48075, USA. sushant107mamc@yahoo.co.in

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Laparoscopic appendectomy is one of the most common laparoscopic surgeries performed. We report an unusual complication of hematocele after laparoscopic appendectomy.

CASE DESCRIPTION:

A 48-y-old male presented with swelling and discomfort in his right scrotum 11 d after he underwent laparoscopic appendectomy for acute appendicitis. Before the surgery, he had no scrotal swelling or inguinal hernia.

PMID:
23484582
PMCID:
PMC3558910
DOI:
10.4293/108680812X13517013316717
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