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Unusual presentation of acute pancreatitis: an irreducible inguinoscrotal swelling mimicking a strangulated hernia

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We report an unusual presentation of acute pancreatitis as a tender, irreducible, inguinoscrotal swelling mimicking a strangulated hernia. Lack of abdominal symptoms or signs can lead to misdiagnosis and unnecessary surgery.

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Nazar, M.A., D’Souza, F.R., Ray, A. et al. Unusual presentation of acute pancreatitis: an irreducible inguinoscrotal swelling mimicking a strangulated hernia. Abdom Imaging 32, 116–118 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00261-006-9003-5

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