Spontaneous Scrotal Faecal Fistula                   Orient Journal of Medicine               Vol 29 [3-4] July-Dec, 2017
CASE REPORT

Spontaneous Scrotal Faecal Fistula in an Adult: A Complication of Neglected Incarcerated Inguino-scrotal Hernia

Joseph A ABIAHU
Timothy U MBAERI


Author for Correspondence
Dr Joseph A ABIAHU

Department of Surgery
Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Nnewi Campus
Anambra State, NIGERIA


Phone: +234 806 231 8058
Email: jabiahu2000@yahoo.com


Received: June 4th, 2017
Accepted: July 29th, 2017


DICLOSURE
The authors declare no conflict of interest.
There was no external financial support



DISCLOSURE: None
ABSTRACT


Spontaneous scrotal faecal fistula is a rare complication of incarcerated inguino-scrotal hernia in both adult and paediatric populations. We report a case of 55 year old man who presented with scrotal faecal fistula following neglected incarcerated right inguino-scrotal hernia. The cause and management were also discussed.



















Key words: Scrotum, Faecal fistula, Late presentation, Hernia, Adult.