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

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

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
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ajps.AJPS_17_17

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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.

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