Unusual presentation of acute pancreatitis: An irreducible inguinoscrotal swelling mimicking a strangulated hernia

  • Nazar M
  • D'Souza F
  • Ray A
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Abstract

We report an unusual presentation of acute pancreatitis as a tender, irreducible, inguinoscrotal swelling mimicking a strangulated hernia. Lack of abdominal symptoms or signs can lead to misdiagnosis and unnecessary surgery.

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  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Inguinoscrotal swelling
  • Pancreatic necrosis

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