A rare complication of inguinal hernia repair: Total testicular ischemia and necrosis

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Erhan Ates *
Hakan Gorkem Kazici
Akin Soner Amasyali
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Erhan Ates | drerhanates@yahoo.com


Testicular ischemia and necrosis are quite rare complications following inguinal hernia repair. There is still no consensus on the mechanism of infarction and necrosis in the literature. We present a case with total testicular ischemia and necrosis in the early period following the inguinal hernia repair with prolene mesh, ending up with orchiectomy.

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