A mass in a patent processus vaginalis : A case report

Authors

  • Akkrapol Mungnirandr Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Kittipong Phinthusophon Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Keywords:

mass, processus vaginalis wall, pediatric

Abstract

Mass on a patent processus vaginalis wall is rare. Commonly, the mass cannot be diagnosed before the operation. Encounter the mass during operation, the surgeon may hesitate to do additional procedure for this mass. Here we reported a mass on the patent processus vaginalis wall. A 2 year 8 months old boy diagnosed with hydrocele and underwent an operation for hydrocele. During the operation, we found a mass on the patent processus vaginalis wall. The mass was excised and sent for tissue pathology. Then, hydrocelectomy with high ligation was done. The child was discharged without any complications. The tissue pathological report was fibrous wall cystic lesion. Cyst on patent processus vaginalis is rare. When unintentional encounter during operation, the cyst should be totally excised and send for tissue diagnosis.

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Author Biographies

Akkrapol Mungnirandr, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

 

Kittipong Phinthusophon, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

 

 

 

 

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Published

2022-09-21

How to Cite

Mungnirandr, A., & Phinthusophon, K. (2022). A mass in a patent processus vaginalis : A case report. Journal of the Association of General Surgeons of Thailand under the Royal of Patronage of HM the King, 7(2), 94–97. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/agstjournal/article/view/258030