Inguinal hernia

Summary: Urological referral inappropriate

Advice: Urological referral inappropriate
Refer To: General surgeons (paediatric surgeons for children)

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Adult inguinal hernia

Refer to general surgeons, hernia surgeons or laparoscopic surgeons with a special interest in hernia repair.

Extension of a hernia into the scrotum is not an indication for urological referral.

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Infantile hernia/congenital hydrocele

Refer to Paediatric Surgeons

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