Spontaneous Scrotal Faecal Fistula Orient Journal of Medicine Vol 29 [3-4] July-Dec, 2017
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
Anambra State, NIGERIA
Phone: +234 806 231 8058
Received: June 4th, 2017
Accepted: July 29th, 2017
The authors declare no conflict of interest.
There was no external financial support
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.