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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part A (2019)

Unusual presentation of filarial scrotal tumor and its management

Author(s): Dr. Chandrakala Kumari, Dr. Manawor Ahsan, Dr. Syed Nazir Hussain, Dr. Raj Shekhar, Dr. Ranvijay Bharti and Dr. Brajesh Kumar
Abstract:
Background: Filarial Scrotal Tumor (FST) is endemic regions in country like Asia and Africa. It is of variable origin in the country like India.
Case presentation: We present a case of a 50-year-old male with huge scrotal swelling lead to chronic inflammation lesion of affected part. The patient underwent subtotal scrotectomy saving penis, testes and spermatic cords and followed by scrotal reconstruction with adequate cosmetic and functional outcome.
Conclusion: In this report we discuss a rare case of scrotal filariasis in a patient, reflect on the etiology and the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. Surgery can be successful even in giant filarial scrotum tumor.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Chandrakala Kumari, Dr. Manawor Ahsan, Dr. Syed Nazir Hussain, Dr. Raj Shekhar, Dr. Ranvijay Bharti, Dr. Brajesh Kumar. Unusual presentation of filarial scrotal tumor and its management. Int J Surg Sci 2019;3(3):13-16. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2019.v3.i3a.04
International Journal of Surgery Science