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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2016, Article ID 1461425, 3 pages
Case Report

Pantaloon Hernia: Obstructed Indirect Component and Direct Component with Cryptorchidism

Department of Surgery, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College and Research Centre, Kolar 563101, India

Received 13 April 2016; Accepted 22 May 2016

Academic Editor: Christoph Schmitz

Copyright © 2016 Mohan Kumar Kariappa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Cryptorchidism is a condition in which one or both testes have not passed down into the scrotal sac. It is categorized as true undescended testis in which testes are present in the normal path of descent, and as ectopic testis, in which testes are present at abnormal site. Common complications of cryptorchidism are testicular torsion, subfertility, inguinal hernia, and testicular cancer. Here we present a rare case of pantaloon hernia of obstructed indirect component and direct component with cryptorchidism.