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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 262-263

Scrotoschisis: A rare cause of acute scrotum in neonates

Department of Paediatric Surgery, KLE University, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Vijay C Pujar
Department of Paediatric Surgery, KLE University, Belgaum - 590 010, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.156923

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Spontaneous extrusion of the testis from the scrotum is a very rare cause of acute scrotum in neonates. It has been described as scrotoschisis in few case reports. The exact etiology of this condition is not known. Replacing the testes and repair of scrotum is needed and associated with good prognosis. We report two cases that presented in a short interval to us with a review of the literature.

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