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Table 1 a literature cases of scrotal abscess in children and adolescents as a complication of perforated appendicitis

From: Scrotal abscess as a complication of perforated appendicitis: A case report and review of the literature

Author Age (years) Surgery (Primary) Surgery (Secondary) PPV
Thakur(2001)3 Case1 9 Open appy, Inguinal I&D, (4) +
Case2 7 Lap appy Inguinal & scrotal I&D (10) +
Dessanti (1995)4 18 Days Rt. inguinal herniotomy, appy No further surgery +
Ibrahim & Malki (2000)5 22 Days Scrotal exploration No further surgery -
Martin (2001)6 4 Days Groin exploration, Open appy, herniotomy No further surgery +
Lantsberg & Mor (1997)7 20 Lap appy Scrotal I&D (1) -
Kollias & Gallery (1996)8 17 Lap appy Scrotal I&D (4) -
Bengol-kologlu (2006)9 3 Female Open appy Groin exploration (7) +
  4 Open appy Groin exploration (5) +
  7 Open appy Groin exploration (4) -
  7 Open appy Groin exploration (5) -
  9 Open appy Groin exploration (5) -
Sharma (2004)10 6 Rt. Inguinal, herniotomy, Open appy No further surgery +
Singh (2003)11 2 Rt. Inguinal I&D, Open appy No further surgery +
Satchthananda (2000)12 3 Open appy No further surgery +
Robertson (1993)13 7 Open appy Scrotal exploration and orchiectomy +
Pal KMI(1995)14 8 Open appy Scrotal I&D -
Gan&Sweeny(1992)15 8 Open appy Inguinal I&D (2) -
McKerrow & Thomson(1982)16 9 Open appy Scrotal I&D (2) -
Lee Yung-chin(2003)17 19 Open appy Scrotal exploration (3) Drainage of retroperitoneal abscess -
Present cases Case 1 10 Open appy, Inguinal I&D (5) +
Case 2 4 Scrotal exploration Herniotomy later +
Total 22    
  1. Key: Appy: appendectomy, Lap: laparoscopic, PPV: patent processus vaginalis, postoperative days in parenthesis.