Hematocele after laparoscopic appendectomy

Sushant Chaudhary, Jasneet Singh Bhullar, Gokulakrishna Subhas, Vijay K. Mittal

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Background: Laparoscopic appendectomy is one of the most common laparoscopic surgeries performed. We report an unusual complication of hematocele after laparoscopic appendectomy. Case Description: A 48-y-old male presented with swelling and discomfort in his right scrotum 11 d after he underwent laparoscopic appendectomy for acute appendicitis. Before the surgery, he had no scrotal swelling or inguinal hernia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)660-662
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Hematocele
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Processus vaginalis


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