Yıl 2019, Cilt 5, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 209 - 212 2019-01-04

A rare complication after inguinal hernia repair: testicular torsion

Yusuf Önder Özsağır [1] , Görkem Akça [2] , Mustafa Ozan Horsanalı [3] , Hüseyin Eren [4] , Eyüp Dil [5]

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Testicular torsion is the most common urological emergency characterized by reduced blood flow of the testis, often due to spermatic cord torsion occurring in adolescence. A 68-year-old male patient admitted our hospital emergency service with the complaint of acute scrotal pain for a week. On history, he had undergone right inguinal hernia repair with synthetic mesh one week ago. Due to reduced blood flow of right testicular artery on colored doppler ultrasonography, emergent surgery was performed. On intraoperative examination, 360 degree torsion of spermatic cord from distal to the mesh, thrombosis of right testicular artery and necrosis of testicular tissue was observed. After detorsion of right testis, absence of blood supply to the right testis was observed. According to these findings, right inguinal orchiectomy was performed. It should be kept in mind that persistent pain may be a sign of testicular torsion which may develop early after inguinal hernia repair with synthetic polypropylene mesh. In suspicious of testicular torsion because of persistent scrotal pain after inguinal surgery, scrotal colored doppler ultrasonography must be performed immediately and consulted to the urologist. Succeed results may be provided by multidisciplinary approach and early treatment. 

Orchiectomy, testicular torsion, inguinal hernia repair, synthetic polypropylene mesh
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Orcid: 0000-0001-8313-1273
Yazar: Yusuf Önder Özsağır (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Urology, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University School of Medicine, Rize, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7019-4264
Yazar: Görkem Akça
Kurum: Department of Urology, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University School of Medicine, Rize, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3651-0948
Yazar: Mustafa Ozan Horsanalı
Kurum: Department of Urology, , Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Training and Research Hospital, Rize, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1406-8781
Yazar: Hüseyin Eren
Kurum: Department of Urology, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University School of Medicine, Rize, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-7739-4253
Yazar: Eyüp Dil
Kurum: Department of Urology, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University School of Medicine, Rize, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @olgu sunumu { eurj381909, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-3189}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2019}, volume = {5}, pages = {209 - 212}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.381909}, title = {A rare complication after inguinal hernia repair: testicular torsion}, key = {cite}, author = {Özsağır, Yusuf Önder and Akça, Görkem and Horsanalı, Mustafa Ozan and Eren, Hüseyin and Dil, Eyüp} }
APA Özsağır, Y , Akça, G , Horsanalı, M , Eren, H , Dil, E . (2019). A rare complication after inguinal hernia repair: testicular torsion. The European Research Journal, 5 (1), 209-212. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.381909
MLA Özsağır, Y , Akça, G , Horsanalı, M , Eren, H , Dil, E . "A rare complication after inguinal hernia repair: testicular torsion". The European Research Journal 5 (2019): 209-212 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/40357/381909>
Chicago Özsağır, Y , Akça, G , Horsanalı, M , Eren, H , Dil, E . "A rare complication after inguinal hernia repair: testicular torsion". The European Research Journal 5 (2019): 209-212
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ISNAD Özsağır, Yusuf Önder , Akça, Görkem , Horsanalı, Mustafa Ozan , Eren, Hüseyin , Dil, Eyüp . "A rare complication after inguinal hernia repair: testicular torsion". The European Research Journal 5 / 1 (Ocak 2019): 209-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.18621/eurj.381909