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Case Report, Prensa Med Argent Vol: 101 Issue: 5

Postoperative Pneumoscrotum in a Cardiac Surgery Patient: A Case Report

Abstract

 Postoperative Pneumoscrotum in a Cardiac Surgery Patient: A Case Report

Air in the scrotum or pneumoscrotum is a relatively rare presentation and may be found in local disease, intra abdominal disorder, and thoracic disease or as adverse effect of therapeutic procedures. Cases present as painless, soft, trans illuminant, tense swelling often with a feeling of snow in palpating finger. In this case report the authors present a case of postoperative pneumoscrotum in a cardiac surgery patient appearing after removal of chest tube.

Keywords: Pneumoscrotum, Subcutaneous scrotal emphysema, Chest drain complications

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