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Table 2 Cases of bowel cancer presenting within inguinal hernias in the last 30 years

From: A rare case of ascending colon adenocarcinoma incarcerated in an inguinoscrotal hernia: case report and literature review

Year First Author No Sex Age Site Complications Treatment Incision LOS (days)
1991 [13] Hale 22 M 85 Sigmoid Incarceration Hartmann’s + intra-abdominal internal ring closure Midline laparotomy NA
2003 [12] Tan 23 M 62 Sigmoid Incarceration High anterior resection + left orchidectomy + intra-abdominal closure of hernial defect Left iliac fossa transverse NA
2003 [7] Kouraklis 24 M 79 Sigmoid Perforation Hartmann’s + loop colostomy + interval reversal and open hernioplasty Left groin 10
2003 [16] Cervinka 25 M 69 Sigmoid Incarceration Sigmoidectomy + anastomosis + defunctioning transverse colostomy + herniorrhaphy (Bassini) Left groin NA
2008 [17] Slater 26 M 66 Sigmoid Incarceration Hartmann’s + left orchidectomy + internal ring closure Left groin + midline laparotomy NA
2008 [17] Slater 27 M 73 Sigmoid Perforation Hartmann’s + left orchidectomy + internal ring closure L groin + Left modified Rutherford-Morrison NA
2009 [18] Ruiz-Tovar 28 M 67 Sigmoid Perforation without contamination Sigmoidectomy and anastomosis + hernioplasty (Lichtenstein) Left groin + midline laparotomy 7
2010 [19] Ko 29 M 84 Sigmoid Perforation Hartmann’s + herniorrhaphy Laparotomy Deceased
2010 [20] Mai 30 M 83 Sigmoid Strangulation Hartmann’s + herniorrhaphy Lower midline + left groin NA
2011 [5] Pernazza 31 M 70 Caecum Incarceration Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy + herniorrhaphy Laparoscopy + bilateral groin incisions 5
2012 [6] Carr 32 M 65 Sigmoid Incarceration Laparoscopic high anterior resection + open biosynthetic hernioplasty Laparoscopy + left groin 4
2013 [21] Meniconi 33 F 78 Caecum Incarceration Open right hemicolectomy + herniorrhaphy Midline laparotomy + right groin NA
2013 [22] Tan 34 M 63 Sigmoid Perforation Hartmann’s + herniorrhaphy Midline laparotomy + left groin 10
2016 [23] Kulasegaran 35 M 66 Sigmoid Perforation + necrotising infection Hartmann’s + debridement + staged skin graft Left groin + midline laparotomy NA
2016 [24] Diao 36 M 48 Transverse colon Perforation Transverse colectomy + herniorrhaphy + orchidectomy + partial scrotectomy Left groin NA
2017 [25] Sharma 37 M 84 Caecum None Open right hemicolectomy + herniorrhaphy Right transverse NA
2018 Current report 38 M 83 Ascending colon Incarceration Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy + laparoscopic defect closure Laparoscopy 10
  1. LOS length of stay