Testicular Ischemia Caused by Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia in Infants: Incidence, Conservative treatment procedure, and Follow-up

ÖZDAMAR M. Y., Karakus O. Z.

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.14, no.4, pp.4030-4033, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.4030-4033
  • Keywords: incarcerated inguinal hernia, testicular ischemia, testicular necrosis, testicular atrophy, infant, INFARCTION, CHILDREN, FATE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Testicular ischemia and necrosis, especially in the infant age, may result from incarcerated inguinal hernia. Duration of ischemia is a significant factor for the affected testicle. We aimed to present a case series on the conservative management in the testicular ischemia caused by incarcerated inguinal hernia.