Case Report

A Rare Variant of Inguinal Hernia: Cryptorchid Testis at the Age of 60: An Unusual Case Report  

Pradipta  Das , Abhishek Singh Nayyar
1 Department of Surgery, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Saraswati-Dhanwantari Dental College and Hospital and Post-Graduate Research Institute, Parbhani, Maharashtra, India
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International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 2017, Vol. 7, No. 4   doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2017.07.0004
Received: 18 Jan., 2017    Accepted: 24 Feb., 2017    Published: 10 Jun., 2017
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Das P., and Nayyar A.S., 2017, A rare variant of inguinal hernia: Cryptorchid testis at the age of 60: An unusual case report, International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 7(4): 15-18 (doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2017.07.0004)


Cryptorchidism is characterized by the extra-scrotal position of the testis. Although inguinal hernia is frequent, cryptorchid testis at the age of 60 years is an uncommon entity. We wish to present this extremely rare case of inguinal hernia, which is the first one that we have encountered in our practice, along with the accompanying prognosis and therapeutic issues and a review of the literature. 

Cryptorchidism; Extra-scrotal position; Inguinal hernias
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