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Trop Parasitol. 2012 Jan;2(1):80-1. doi: 10.4103/2229-5070.97253.

Right-sided scrotal ascariasis.

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Department of Urosurgery, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India.


We report a case of 35-year-old male patient who presented with painful right side of scrotum and worm pouting out of the scrotum. The patient had undergone surgery for strangulated right inguinal hernia 2 years back. On exploration we found multiple adult Ascaris worms in the scrotum with right-sided hydrocele. All the worms were removed and eversion of sac was done.


Scrotal ascariasis; inguinal canal; tunica vaginalis

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