The torsed intraabdominal testis presenting with a mechanical large intestinal obstruction – A maiden case report


The torsed intraabdominal testis presenting with a mechanical large intestinal obstruction – A maiden case report


Mukesh Kumar Sangwan1, Vijayata Sangwan2, Mohinder Kumar Garg3, Deepak Singla4, Pushpender Malik5, Atul Khandelwal6

1Dept of surgery BPS Govt Med Coll For Women Khanpur Kalan Sonepat Haryana India 2Dept of Obs and Gynae BPS Govt Med Coll For Women Khanpur Kalan Sonepat Haryana India; 3Dept of surgery BPS Govt Med Coll For Women Khanpur Kalan Sonepat Haryana India; 4Dept of surgery BPS Govt Med Coll For Women Khanpur Kalan Sonepat Haryana India; 5Dept of surgery BPS Govt Med Coll For Women Khanpur Kalan Sonepat Haryana India; 6Dept of Urology BPS Govt Med Coll For Women Khanpur Kalan Sonepat Haryana India


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Torsion of an intraabdominal testis is a well-known complication and is usually associated with a testicular malignancy. Torsed intraabdominal testis compressing the large bowel leading to a mechanical gut obstruction is still an unreported entity. A 27 years old young patient presenting with nonspecific abdominal pain after 48 hours of delay. Due to features of gut obstruction, an emergency laparotomy was done. A large torsed intraabdominal testis was found with an empty right scrotum which was compressing the sigmoid colon leading to a complete gut obstruction. Interestingly, two of his siblings also were also suffering from undescended testicles.


Keywords: torsed intraabdominal testis, mechanical large intestinal obstruction, case report

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Mukesh Kumar Sangwan, Vijayata Sangwan, Mohinder Kumar Garg, Deepak Singla, Pushpender Malik, Atul Khandelwal. The torsed intraabdominal testis presenting with a mechanical large intestinal obstruction-A maiden case report . International Journal of Case Reports, 2019 4:82. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2019-06-2005


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