African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40--42

Scrotal hematoma of the newborn in the tropics: What attitude?


Ello Nicolas Moh, Yapi Landry Ake, Kokoe Gonebo Midekor, Sohie Dria A.K. Kouassi, Leopold Azakpa, Rebecca Bonny 
 Department of Paediatric Surgery, UTHC of Cocody, Abidjan R.C.I, Abidjan 03, Côte d'Ivoire

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Yapi Landry Ake
03 BP 2172 Abidjan 03, Cote d'Ivoire.
Côte d'Ivoire

Scrotal hematoma (SH) in newborn is a rare condition. It can occur secondary to adrenal hemorrhage which often is associated with birth trauma. Scrotal hematoma often raises the suspicion of testicular torsion leading to unnecessary surgery. We report two cases which improved our management approach.


How to cite this article:
Moh EN, Ake YL, Midekor KG, Kouassi SD, Azakpa L, Bonny R. Scrotal hematoma of the newborn in the tropics: What attitude?.Afr J Paediatr Surg 2019;16:40-42


How to cite this URL:
Moh EN, Ake YL, Midekor KG, Kouassi SD, Azakpa L, Bonny R. Scrotal hematoma of the newborn in the tropics: What attitude?. Afr J Paediatr Surg [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Dec 6 ];16:40-42
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